190529, Weekly Riverside Emergency Communications Net Outline

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190529, Weekly Riverside Emergency Communications Net Outline

Post by K9LMR » Wed May 29, 2019 7:31 pm

I.  INTRODUCTION
  • The Riverside Emergency Communication Group is affiliated with the City of Riverside's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program and other emergency service partners within Southern California.
  • We hold this weekly net to promote emergency communications and facilitate interoperability in the event of a local or widespread disaster.
  • On this Net we share tips, suggestions and common practices related to communications, preparedness, gear reviews and survival skills that are relevant to the EMCOMM Operator.
  • Net information:
    • Wednesday at 2000 hours / 8:00 P.M
    • KD6DDM, 146.610 MHz (-0.6) 103.5
    • Owner Operator David Summers KD6DDM
  • We also provide an outline of each net at:  http://topic.rivecg.net/viewforum.php?f=2
  • Please come out, check-in and make it a point to actively participate in the discussion!
II.  CHECK-INS (First Name & Call Sign)
  • All CERT affiliated amateur radio operators
  • All guests (non-CERT visitors)
  • Late or missed check-ins (anyone who might have missed the above check-ins)
III.  ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Thank you David Summers, KD6DDM, for the use of the repeater:  https://www.qrz.com/db/KD6DDM
    • A message from David:  "Hi folks...that time of year is coming soon. In January I will be paying the annual lease on the repeaters. If you like to donate, you can do so with Paypal. My account is subytec977@yahoo.com. Any donation is appreciated!"
    • A note from the sponsor...Garden Grove Community Emergency Response Team weblink:  http://cert.gardengrovefire.org
    • The KD6DDM Repeater System Facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/118761278179990/
    • Garden Grove CERT nets:  Garden Grove CERT has an amateur radio net on Monday nights at 6:45 pm on the KD6DDM Sierra Peak repeater 146.610 MHz (-) 103.5Hz tone. The net is for member check in, announcements and news.  Visitors are welcome and may share information regarding CERT activities and training opportunities.
 REGISTER  MAY 31, 2019 - JUNE 2,2019  BASIC CERT NOBLE CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER
390 W. OAK VALLEY PARKWAY
BEAUMONT, CA 92223 
 TENTATIVE  JUNE 12, 2019  CERT REFRESHER TRAINING  SAN JACINTO
 TENTATIVE  AUGUST 16-18, 2019  BASIC CERT   HEMET
 REGISTER  OCTOBER 5, 2019  CERT REFRESHER TRAINING  NORTON YOUNGLOVE COMMUNITY CENTER
 459 CENTER STREET
 RIVERSIDE, CA 92507
 REGISTER  OCTOBER 11-13, 2019  BASIC CERT  CITY OF MORENO VALLEY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
 22870 CALLE SAN JUAN DE LOS LAGOS
 MORENO VALLEY, CA  92553
 TENTATIVE  OCTOBER 16-17, 2019  WEST COUNTY EMPLOYEE CERT  BEN CLARK TRAINING CENTER
 REGISTER OCTOBER 19-20, 2019
&
OCTOBER 26-27, 2019
 BASIC CERT  NORTON YOUNGLOVE COMMUNITY CENTER
 459 CENTER STREET 
 RIVERSIDE, CA 92507
 TENTATIVE  NOVEMBER 15-17, 2019  BASIC CERT  HEMET
 
 
 
  • Riverside County Amateur Radio Association (RCARA):  KK6CTX Marlene, xmadamxx@aol.com, for information or the club website at http://www.w6tj.org/
    • Facebook Group link:  https://www.facebook.com/RCARA.W6TJ/
    • Weekly net on Monday night at 1900 on the W6TJ Repeater, 146.880 (-) 146.2
    • RCARA Club Meeting: The 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the La Sierra University Seventh Day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall, 4937 Sierra Vista Avenue, Riverside, CA.
    • Hungry Hams Lunch Bunch; Back Street Café, 3735 Nelson ST at Brockton to reserve a spot contact Marlene at xmadamxx@aol.com
    • Field Day 2019 Preparation:
      • N1MM Logger+ will be used:  http://n1mm.hamdocs.com/tiki-index.php
      • FD contesting, outreach, and socializing
      • FD Volunteers needed
      • Raffle and good times.
      • Displays, discussions, classes and demonstrations.
  • ARES:  http://aresnwrc.org/  Rick/KK6CTT
    • Weekly net on Thursday night at 1900 on the KI6REC, MV Box Springs Repeater at 449.300 (-) 103.5
    • Meeting:  Riverside Red Cross located at 6235 River Crest Drive, Suite A, Riverside, CA 92507 (2nd MON of the month).
  • Jurupa Citizen Corps:  KM6DPS Greg
  • Country Village:
    • Meeting:  2nd TUE of the month @ 1800 hours in the radio room adjacent to the laundry room.
    • Anyone curious or wanting to become a new member; you are always welcome to stop by!
  • Mesh Network:  
    • Testing a "web" site server running Apache2 on a Raspberry Pi 1, Model B. The server is at the K9LMR node and connected to the AREDN network.
    • Successfully tested the path from the 2019 Field Day site to the AREDN backbone on Pleasants Peak.
    • For more information concerning MESH in general visit:   https://www.arednmesh.org/
    • YouTube presentation:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkl5Nbnz24Y
  • Outdoor Adventure USA:  1930-2130 on the Keller Peak Repeater; 146.385 (+) 146.2:  http://www.oausa.net/ (click on "net preview")
    • Topic list:  http://forums.oausa.net/viewtopic.php?f=174&t=3722
    • 2019 OAUSA Net Schedule:
      • 05/30/19 - Firearm Sights, Scopes,and Mounting Options
      • 06/06/19 - SOTA (Summits on the Air)
      • 06/13/19 - Field Day Discussion and Prep
      • 06/20/19 - Field Day, No net
      • 06/27/19 - Field Day Wrap-up
  • Red Cross:
    • Riverside Chapter meetings are fourth Monday of the month at 1800 hours. Meetings are held at the chapter office at 6235 River Crest Drive, Riverside.
    • The American Red Cross relies on volunteers to help us with our mission of providing care and comfort to those in need. If you are interested in being a volunteer, https://www.redcross.org/volunteer/beco ... nteer.html
    • Red Cross Amateur Radio Weekly Monday Net @ 1945 with Gordon West WB6NOA:
    • 2-Meter CLARA Network; 145.220 MHz frequency, -0.60 MHz shift with a 103.5 MHz tone  http://www.145220.com/onairevents.htm
    • ARES Supporting Red Cross exercises:
      • Regional exercise, "Desert to the Sea," (Riverside Co, San Bernardino Co and Orange Co), was scheduled for 18 May 2019. Future report by KK6CTT.
  • Kodiak Ultra Marathons Volunteers needed:  https://www.kodiak100.com/ (KJ6OEO)
    • Volunteer opportunities here:  https://www.kodiak100.com/volunteer
    • Information:
      • The 7th annual Kodiak Ultra Marathons will take place August 16-18, 2019 in beautiful Big Bear Lake, California. Big Bear Lake sits at 7,000 ft in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. The 100 mile distance will start and finish in the Big Bear Village and will circumnavigate the entire Big Bear Valley. The Kodiak also offers a 50-mile distance and a 50K, which will be run along the same track as the 100-mile race. The 100 miler will start at 6PM Friday (that's right - a night start!). The 50 miler will start at 4AM on Saturday on Holcomb Valley Road near Lake Baldwin, and finally the Back 50K will start at 6AM am at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain.
      • There will be six crew-accessible aid stations along the Kodiak 100 mile route, including the start/finish area in the Village. Pacers are permitted starting at Mile 52. No pacers in the 50M or 50K race.
      • We encourage all spectators to enjoy the start/finish area in the Village. We will have a beer garden, food and sponsor booths setup on Saturday.
      • Proceeds from the Kodiak benefit the San Bernardino Search & Rescue, Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation, Mountain Top Radio Association, and the Big Bear Middle School Interact Club.
  • Great Shake Out registration is open:  https://www.shakeout.org/california/
    • Utah leads California in registration by over double in 2019!  Get the word out and let's close that gap!
IV.  2019 GOALS BY QUARTER for the Riverside ECG
  • 1st Quarter (JAN-MAR):
    • Net conducted from the City of Riverside EOC:  Date TBD
    • 1st deployment of EDGAR in support of the Red-Eye Net held nightly on the Keller Peak Repeater (part of the 02/13 RIV ECG Net)
    • Guest Speaker:  N6LMA with a report on the Yuma Hamfest.
    • Guest Speaker:  KM6DPS, Greg, "Yes, I'm a Red Cross Volunteer."
    • Social Event:  Events have mostly been walks with CERT or Go-Bags in order to; 1) exercise, 2) visit and hike nice areas and 3) spend some face time working COMMs from different locations and environments.
      • MT Rubidoux walk:  01/20, 02/10
      • Indian Hills walk:  03/09
    • Ed Fong combined antenna order?
  • 2nd Quarter (APR-JUN):
    • Net conducted from the City of Riverside EOC:  Date TBD
    • Guest Speaker:  TBD
    • Riverside RC Chapter, 06 APR 2019, Red Cross, Riverside Chapter Shelter Exercise
    • Social Event:  Spring Picnic; 22 JUN 2019 co-located with RCARA Field Day 2019.
    • 22 JUN 2019 from 0800-1800; Field Day with RCARA at Martha McClean Anza Narrows Park.
      • MESH network display
      • Invite other EMCOMM and other preparedness groups
      • Jurupa Citizens' Corps
      • RACES
      • ARES
      • LDS
      • SATERN
      • CERT Advanced Communication Class
  • 3rd Quarter (JUL-SEP):
    • Net conducted from the City of Riverside EOC:  Date TBD
    • Guest Speaker
    • TBD
    • Social Event:  Gear In The Park (GIT-P); date and time TBD
  • 4th Quarter (OCT-DEC):
    • Net conducted from the City of Riverside EOC:  Date TBD
    • Guest Speaker:  TBD
    • Social Event:  Riverside Fire Department Communication Exercise; date and time TBD
V.  FEATURED PRODUCT(S)
·        Emergency / Camping Food
o  Wise Company (www.wisefoodstorage.com) Cheesy Lasagna (Awful)
o  Thrive (www.eatthrive.com)  Scrambled Egg Mix  (Very Good)
o  Patriot Pantry (www.mypatriotsupply.com) Chocolate Pudding
o  Coghlans (www.coghnas.com) Folding Stove fueled by Coghlans Camp Heat (Diethylene Glycol)
·        Site last edited on: 15 May 2019
 
VI.  DISCUSSION TOPIC
 
·        Signal Quality
 
 
VII.  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Be fire safe by doing the following:
·        Before going hiking or camping, check with the forest, grassland or ranger district for fire restrictions or area closures.
·        Plan ahead and prepare — know your route, and tell a responsible adult where you are going and when you plan to return.
·        Sign in at the trailhead.
·        Use alternatives to campfires during periods of high fire danger, even if there are no restrictions. Nine out of 10 fires are caused by humans.
·        If you do use a campfire, make sure it is fully extinguished before leaving the area — be sure it is cold to the touch.
·        If you are using a portable stove, make sure the area is clear of grasses and other debris that may catch fire. Prevent stoves from tipping and starting a fire.
·        Practice Leave No Trace principles — pack out cigarette butts and burned materials from your camping area.
·        Beware of sudden changes in the weather or changing weather conditions. For example, if you see a thunderstorm approaching, consider leaving the area. Fires started by lightning strikes are not unusual.
·        If you see smoke, fire, or suspicious activities, note the location as best you can and report it to authorities. Call the National Fire Information Center or 911.
·        Do NOT attempt to contact suspicious people or try to put out a fire by yourself.
·        Be careful of parking or driving your car or ATV in tall, dry, vegetation, such as grass. The hot underside of the vehicle can start a fire.
 
 



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