191023, Weekly Riverside Emergency Communications Net Outline

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191023, Weekly Riverside Emergency Communications Net Outline

Post by K9LMR » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:04 pm

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/
      • Dave posted:  "Time for another pizza party! Thinking 10/26...what say you?" and is looking for those who might want to attend. To be held at the RoundtTable Pizza in Orange.
      • 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 OCTOBER 19-20, 2019
&
OCTOBER 26-27, 2019
BASIC CERT NORTON YOUNGLOVE COMMUNITY CENTER
459 CENTER STREET
RIVERSIDE, CA 92507
REGISTER OCTOBER 25-27, 2019 BASIC CERT LA QUINTA CITY HALL
78495 CALLE TAMPICO
LA QUINTA, CA 92253
REGISTER NOVEMBER 1-3, 2019 BASIC CERT PALM DESERT CITY HALL
73510 FRED WARING DRIVE
PALM DESERT, CA 92260
  • 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.
    • Ham testing for all 3 levels to be conducted on November 14th beginning at 5:00PM at the normal meeting place on Sierra Vista Ave. Testing fee is $5.00.
  • 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).
    • VHF/UHF communication exercise coming up to test the connectivity between all West Riverside County ARES groups.  More information to be announced.
  • Jurupa Citizen Corps:  KM6DPS Greg
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.
  • 3rd Quarter (JUL-SEP):
    • Net conducted from the City of Riverside EOC:  Date TBD
    • Guest Speaker:  TBD
    • Social Event:  TBD
  • 4th Quarter (OCT-DEC):
    • Net conducted from the City of Riverside EOC:  Date TBD
    • Guest Speaker:  TBD
    • Event:  Riverside Fire Department Communication Exercise; date and time TBD
    • Social Event:  TBD
V.  FEATURED PRODUCT(S)
  • Purchasing radio transceivers 
 
  •  Equipment selection factors
    • Transmit audio quality
      • RF power output
      • Accessory quality
    • Receive audio quality
      • Audio power output
      • Accessory quality
    • Included / optional antenna design
    • Battery Life
 
·        Vendor selection factors
    • Vendor technical support
    • Warranty service
    • Local vendor or internet purchase
    • Vendor “reviews”
    • Peer recommendations
VI.  Topic of Discussion

FIRES
 
·        Defensible Space
·        readyforwwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/get-ready/defensible-space
 
·        Escape / Evacuation Plan
VII.  Public Service Announcement  
·        https://www.caloes.ca.gov/

·        Radio Networks and Scheduled Meetings
·         
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
  1845
Garden Grove CERT
1900
RCARA
1945
Red Cross
 
1900
RCARA 10M
2000
Emergency
Communications
Group
1900
MVARA
1930
OAUSA
   
  1845
Garden Grove CERT
1900
RCARA
1900
ARES
1945
Red Cross
 
1800
Country Village
1900
RCARA 10M
2000
Emergency
Communications
Group
1900
ARES 1900
RCARA
1930
OAUSA
 
   
  1845
Garden Grove CERT
1900
RCARA
1945
Red Cross
 
1900
RCARA 10M
2000
Emergency
Communications
Group
1900
ARES
1930
OAUSA
   
  1800
Red Cross
Riverside
1845
Garden Grove CERT
1900
RCARA
1945
Red Cross
 
1900
Jurupa Citizens Corps
1900
RCARA 10M
2000
Emergency
Communications
Group
1900
ARES
1930
OAUSA
   
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Post by K9LMR » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:00 pm

From KK6CTT:

Retevis DMR radio in either UHV or VHF, with or without GPS, $49.99 or $59.99.  I think this is a good one to put out there on the net WED.  Looks like the TYT rebranded.  I have used  Retevis and they seem to be a good radio.
 
VHF w/GPS:  https://www.retevis.com/rt3-gps-dmr-radio-vhf-digital-two-way-radio
 
VHF w/out GPS:  https://www.retevis.com/rt3-dmr-radio-vhf-digital-two-way-radio
 
UHF w/GPS:  https://www.retevis.com/rt3-gps-dmr-radio-uhf-digital-two-way-radio
 
UHF w/out GPS:  https://www.retevis.com/dmr-radio-rt3-uhf-1000ch-digital-two-way-radio-walkie-talkie
 

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