Archive for September, 2010

RACES RICS Forms 40 & 80 September 15, 2010 No Comments

At the last Officers meeting it was mentioned that RACES RICS Form 40 and 80 were not on the web site. Well here they are. These forms are for Certified Net Control Operators use during drills and activations. Of course this post will eventually scroll off the page but you can use the site search [...]

Volunteer Radio Communicators Respond to 9-1-1 Calls No Comments

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Starting at approximately 12 noon on Sunday September 19, 2010 and continuing for about six hours, volunteers from the Huntington Beach Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), will conduct a yearly drill to demonstrate its ability to provide a backup radio system to dispatch Fire Department resources and maintain communications if [...]

Shadow Drill September 8, 2010 No Comments

Huntington Beach RACES, (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services), a volunteer emergency communications amateur radio group that is part of the Huntington Beach Fire Department Office of Emergency Services and Homeland Security, will conduct a yearly communications exercise to demonstrate it’s preparedness to provide the fire department with an independent backup radio system to dispatch resources [...]

Officer’s Meeting No Comments

EOC Officer’s meeting. New RACES Fire hat and decal will be available for pickup if you have not already done so. (Remember, the old “orange” city of HB hat is no longer the official uniform hat for HBRACES and you need to have the new hat)

Shadow Drill Prep Meeting No Comments

Shadow Drill MANDATORY prep meeting at Gothard station – FDOC parking lot. Talk-in on channel 1. We will discuss all the details for this year’s shadow drill, including assignments and radio protocol. Bring all the gear that you plan to use for the shadow drill. From 0900-1000hrs we will practice on the engine from station [...]