Setting up a home emergency operations center is something that is fluid and in this series I will be discussing theory, placement and planning along with construction pics of my operation center(s) and how each one plays out. Why would one want a communications center in the first place when we have our ham shacks? Well the main difference between a shack and operations center is being able to operate 24/7 whether or not you do so is your choice. The second one is that you can plan to help an
Imagine your at work and it is near the end of your shift, over the radio and buildings loudspeaker you hear the following message......
"All second shift standby for an emergency announcement"
A few seconds go by and another announcement's made.
"due to civil disrest we are asking all second shift employees to stand by with third shift until further notice at which time we will provide further information"
Now you know that there had been some peaceful vigils and protests
As ham radio operators we are looking for ingenious ways of loading more gear and during our trip to the 2022 Dayton Hamvention showed no shortage of innovative ways of making go- boxes, portable radio bags and other ways of portable means. As we walked past and toured the Emmcom vehicles over the course of two days it was really nice to see all of the different options and setups, however during the last day of the convention as me and my son were coming out of one of the buildings, behold ap
I want to introduce you to my blog some of it taken my other blog from the tactical ham, now before you think this is a all weapons and ham radio related blog I would like to clear a few things up.
oxford's dictionary defines "tactical" as such
1. relating to or constituting actions carefully planned to gain a specific military end.
"as a tactical officer in the field he had no equal"
2. (of a person or their actions) showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond