‘Events’ Archive

SurfCity 10 2015 October 25, 2015 No Comments

A slow day at the SurfCity 10

HB Fire Open House 2015 October 11, 2015 No Comments

In spite of the oppressive heat there was a great turnout for the event and great demonstrations of fire attack and extrication of trapped victim from MVA. A big thanks to all HBRACES that braved the heat and help setup, teardown, and represent us at this important event. For those of you that were not […]

800 mhz Failure Shadow Drill 2015 September 27, 2015 No Comments

The 800 mhz failure “Shadow Drill” drill lasted 10 hours and was purposed to simulate failure or OVERLOAD of the 800 mhz system with HBRACES then providing all HB Fire dispatch and tactical communications via amateur (HAM) radio.

HBRACES FIELD DAY 2015 June 28, 2015 No Comments

Congratulations and a job well done to all participating in Field Day 2015. Great time, great food, great scenery, and, oh…….yeah, GREAT RADIO !!! Here are some pictures of our fabulous Field Day site on the Beach, SurfCity USA:

Announcing: Field Day 2015 June 27 and 28 June 6, 2015 No Comments

Who: Huntington Beach Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) team will demonstrate and practice their emergency radio communications skills in a nation-wide drill called “Field Day.” RACES (pronounced “RAY-sees”), is a program endorsed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC Part 97, Section 407), that uses trained amateur radio […]

HBRACES City Hall Antenna Farm Work Detail December 22, 2014 No Comments

Tim (wd6awp) and Roy (n6sld) on the roof of HB City Hall replacing the old triband 2m/220/440 and 2m/440/6m with new units. Hardline checks to the EOC confirmed no issues. Radio tests in the HBEOC RACES radio room confirmed significant improvement. Thanks and great job!

HB RACES Field Day 2014 Wrap-Up July 13, 2014 No Comments

There was a small turnout at the 2014 Field Day event. But the weather and scenery were great and the food was excellent. All participants had a good time. A contact with the ISS – the International Space Station NA1SS – was made. In the picture below, Tim Sawyer WD6AWP, is steering the antenna while […]

Tim WD6AWP Installing the new FDOC RACES Antenna. Thanks to the HBFIRE Truck crew for their support. July 9, 2014 No Comments

B2V 2014 Certificate of Recognition No Comments

The HB Police Department gave us this nice certificate for support to the Baker to Vegas event.

Huntington Beach Radio Communications Volunteers Demonstrate Emergency Preparedness in Nation-Wide Drill June 24, 2014 No Comments

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — On Saturday, June 28, 2013, at approximately 11 AM near the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Goldenwest, a team of Huntington Beach Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) communications volunteers will demonstrate and practice their emergency radio communications skills in a nation-wide drill called “Field Day.” The goal of the […]