Another Successful Appearance at Tom Skillings Fermilab Severe
2013 Des Plaines
River Canoe Marathon
May 19th, 2013
THANKS TO ALL WHO
2013 Lake Zurich
Iron Girl Triathlon
Sunday, June 16th , 2013
Our organization has been asked to
provide safety support for the 2013 Lake Zurich Iron Girl Triathlon.
This event is similar to the Lake Zurich Area Triathlon that we support
every year. The race starts at 07:00 AM and the Swim, Bike, and Run
events are time limited so participation should end by noon.
For detailed event information, look
If you can help, please sign up
2013 Field Day
June 22nd & June 23rd, 2013
Are you Ready for FIELD DAY ?
Preparations are being made for Lake County RACES/ARES participation in
the 2013 ARRL Field Day Exercise, on June 22nd and 23rd. Operators are
needed for SSB, CW and Digital Modes, also VHF. General help is needed
to set up Shelters, Antennas and radios.
LCRA Field day will be held on the
Lake County EOC grounds, as in previous years. Always a fun event, hope
to see you there.
If you can help, sign up
Buy a Weather
According to our EC Don
K9DRW, if you don't have a weather radio, you
REALLY should buy one.
Read the article
Reprinted from November 2008 Public
Safety Communications with permission of
APCO International. For membership and
subscription information, visit http://www.apcointl.org.
Consider another use. Use it to search out old user manuals,
documentation, or spec sheets. Just go to:
http://web.archive.org/web/ and add the URL of the site you
are looking for. How cool is that!!
serious about Emergency Support should have a
go-kit, or maybe more than one. It may be
something you keep in the car or something
mostly packed and ready to go at home. Even if
you don't have one, you should think about what
you might need to have in case of an emergency.
This is a presentation that Dan O’Connor,
KE7HLR made at EMCOMMWEST in 2008. It's a rather
large PDF file (about 3Meg). If you don't have a
high speed connection, I suggest downloading it,
and reading it off line. It's great 'food for
thought' and well worth the read. I found myself
mentally comparing Dan's ideas to what I have
assembled and thinking about what I might want
PERSONAL GO-KIT FOR EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
Monday - June 3rd
Monday - june 10th
Monday - May 20th
May 20h -
1st - KC9SJP
3rd - K9DRH
Emergency Management Agency
Alert Lake County
Lake County Transportation