Re: SC ARES, AIKEN COUNTY EM HAM EXERCISE APRIL 24, 2021 OPEN INVITATION
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From: KENT HUFFORD <khufford@...>
Date: 4/22/21 1:15 PM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [nabrc] SC ARES, AIKEN COUNTY EM HAM EXERCISE APRIL 24, 2021 OPEN INVITATION
SC is having a state wide communications exercise that includes HAM radio on Saturday morning, APR 24, starting about 0900. The SCHEART statewide repeaters will be linked across the state during this exercise.
AIKEN County ARES Hams will be supporting Aiken County Emergency Management in this exercise by deploying the county EM communications trailer to the empty parking lot on the corner of Laurens and Park in downtown Aiken that morning.
Hams will be demonstrating to county personnel such technologies as APRS, which is real time situational awareness of mobile personnel that will be deployed in Hitchcock Woods. Also new state of the art DRONE technology will be operating near the trailer with the DRONE over Hitchcock Woods.
The county EM trailer includes 2 A/C units, 10kw generator, 2 Kenwood 480 HF Transceivers, 2 Kenwood Dual Band FM/APRS Transceivers, 1 ICOM 2820 DSTAR transceiver, DMR repeater, 256kb Satellite Uplink, 2 WiFi networks, WINLINK PACTOR HF system, VHF Packet, and much more.
All HAMs and non-HAMs are invited to visit and take a look at the support that HAMS provide to Aiken County.
For further info, contact Carl,KP2L@...