For more in depth information on the system and other topics look at the articles section of the web site.
Sunday, 6 PM -
This net is to facilitate the planning and maintenance of the American Red Cross disaster communication plans and practices. It is intended as a forum for coordination between ARC, ARES, RACES, FEMA, and Homeland Security.
Sunday, 5 Minutes after the ARC net
Starts 5 minutes after the ARC net. This forum is for those who recognize the need to share information: lessons learned, preparedness planning and disaster relief coordination.
These nets are hosted on the IRLP Western Reflector (channel 9257) and the Echolink
Monday, 9 PM -
Tuesday, 9 PM -
Wednesday, 7:45 PM -
Wednesday, 8 PM -
The ARCBA forum is online at ARCBA Forum
This net will automatically connect to the IRLP Western Reflector (channel 9257)
and the Echolink DCF-
Thursday, 8 PM -
Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 3 or CA-
Science and history tell us that an 8.0 Richter scale earthquake strikes Kathmandu
roughly every 75 years, it has been 79 years since the last one. Casualties are expected
to be in the hundreds of thousands in Kathmandu alone. Over a million people are
expected to be displaced. The ability to communicate effectively in the immediate
aftermath of a disaster saves lives. Nepal does not have a robust disaster telecommunications
system. Nepal does not have ham radio infrastructure broadly available to the public.
For years, CAN-
Ham radio has repeatedly shown its life-