Lake County will be participating in the
2017 Illinois State-Wide Simulated Emergency
Test (SET). We are seeking RACES/ARES
Members to participate in the SET. The
exercise will span multiple days from noon
on Thursday November 2nd through
noon on Sunday November 5th. The
main SET activities for Lake County will be
Saturday November 4th from 09:00
to 15:00 at the EOC and other locations
around the county.
Here in District-4 (Cook, DuPage and Lake
County) we have chosen the scenario of an
Ice Storm to test/exercise our abilities.
The General Goals of the SET will be:
Operate on alternate (emergency) power
Conduct simplex nets to handle the event
Establish relay stations as needed to handle
Pass 10 messages (one each to SM, SEC, your
Utilize digital messaging
Engage with at least 1 served entity
Engage with 1 adjacent county
Check the box for a 'YES'
answer, no check is a NO.