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Community-minded volunteers -- composed of amateur radio operators, volunteers, employees of key organizations and others -- are working with county and state governments and many organizations to supplement existing communications with emergency communications techniques during the transition to the new millennium.

The emergency communications net assists these officials with extra means for timely communication to (and between) decision-makers so that a coordinated response can be put into effect should one be required. This net is being put together as a prudent measure to provide reliable communications between participating sites at a time when normal communications is expected to be saturated and overwhelmed. It is a proactive effect to develop, train and involve emergency communications volunteers interested in improving their community during island-wide and state-wide emergencies.

Feel free to drop me an e-mail if you have questions.


The schedule of events is (subject to change):

Operating Assignments
Location
Tactical Call Sign
Amateur Radio Call Sign
Call Sign Operator
State Civil Defense (Honolulu, Oahu) SCD KH6HPZ AH6RH Ron
      AH6CP Robin
         
Hawaii/Pacific ARES Pacific ARES Net AH6QO AH6QO Kevin
         
Kauai ARES (Kauai) Kauai ARES KH6AS KH6AS Bob
         
Kauai Civil Defense (Lihue, Kauai) Kauai CD      
         
Oahu Civil Defense (Honolulu, Oahu) OCDA KH6OCD N6NCT Chuck
      WH6BB Elsie
         
EMS Dispatch (Honolulu, Intl Airport, Oahu) EMS
         
Healthcomm (Aina Haina, Oahu)   WH6AA WH6AA Bart
         
Health-Blood Bank of Hawaii (Kalihi, Oahu) KH6BBH KH6BBH    
         
Hospital-Castle (Kailua, Oahu) Castle AH6LL AH6LL Lovell
         
Hospital-Kahuku (Kahuku, Oahu) Kahuku Hospital No callsign yet    
         
Hospital-Kaiser (Moanalua, Oahu) Kaiser WH6DET    
         
Hospital-Kapiolani (Honolulu, Oahu) Kapiolani KH6KWC    
         
Hospital-Kuakini (Honolulu, Oahu) Kuakini KH6KMC    
         
Hospital-Pali Momi (Honolulu, Oahu) Pali Momi KH6KPM    
         
Hospital-Queen's (Honolulu, Oahu) Queen's KH6QMC    
         
Hospital-Shriner's (Honolulu, Oahu) Shriner's KH6SHC    
         
Hospital-Hawaii Medical Center- Liliha (Honolulu, Oahu) Hawaii Medical Center-Liliha KH6SFL    
         
Hospital Hawaii Medical Center - West (Ewa, Oahu) Hawaii Medical Center KH6SFW    
         
HPD-Alapai (Honolulu, Oahu) Alapai
         
HPD-Barbers Pt (Kaleloa, Oahu) Barbers Pt
         
HPD-Chinatown (Honolulu, Oahu) Chinatown NH6YW NH6YW Chester
        Lari
         
HPD-Kahuku (Kahuku, Oahu) Kahuku
         
HPD-Kailua (Kailua, Oahu) Kailua  
     
         
HPD-Kalihi (Kalihi, Oahu) Kalihi
         
HPD-Kaneohe (Kaneohe, Oahu) Kaneohe  
     
         
HPD-Pearl City (Pearl City, Oahu) Pearl City
         
HPD-Wahiawa (Wahiawa, Oahu) Wahiawa
         
HPD-Waianae (Waianae, Oahu) Waianae  
         
HPD-Waikiki (Waikiki, Oahu) Waikiki
         
Relays (Oahu) Kahala W
  Windward

The alert frequencies prior to operations are:

  • State-wide VHF: 147.02+, 147.04+, 147.06+ MHz
  • State-wide HF: 7088, 5330.5, 3993.5 kHz
  • Oahu VHF: 146.88- MHz
  • State-wide VHF Simplex: 146.52 MHz.

The frequencies for the operations are on:

Oahu VHF Frequencies
Memory
Frequency
(MHz)
Offset
PL
Comment
         
  121.5     Aircraft Emergency Frequency
         
1
144.390     Hawaii APRS
2
144.910     Oahu Packet Cluster
3
145.030     West Oahu SCD Packet
4
145.050     Oahu JNOS Packet
5
145.070     Windward Oahu/Maui SCD Packet
6
145.090     Diamond Head SCD Packet
         
7
145.150
-
  Windward Oahu Operational Repeater
         
8
146.415     Simplex - Alternate
9
146.430     Simplex - Alternate
10
146.445     Simplex - District III - Waianae
11
146.460     Simplex - Distrct II South - Wahiawa/Mililani
12
146.475     Simplex - District II North - Wailua/North Shore
13
146.490     Simplex - District V - Kahuku
14
146.505     Simplex - District IV - Windward Oahu
15
146.520     National Simplex
16
146.535     Simplex - District VI - Pearl City
17
146.550     Simplex - District I West - West Honolulu
18
146.565     Simplex - District I East - East Honolulu
19
146.580     Simplex - DEM
         
20
146.620
-
yes
Around-Oahu Command Repeater
21
146.660
-
  Windward Oahu Command Repeater
22
146.760
-
  District 2 (North Shore) and District 3 (Waianae) Command Repeater; Linkable
23
146.800
-
  Mauna Kapu; District 2 (Wahiawa), District 3 (Waianae) and District 6 (Leeward Oahu)
24
146.880
-
  Metropolitan Honolulu Command Repeater
25
146.980
-
  Metropolitan Honolulu DEM Operations Repeater
26
147.000
-
yes
 
27
147.000
+
yes
Kailua
28
147.020
+
  Inter-island VHF Command Repeater; Maui
29
147.040
+
  Inter-island VHF Command Repeater; Kauai
30
147.040
+
  Inter-island VHF Command Repeater; Hilo, Big Island
31
147.060
+
  Inter-island VHF Command Repeater; Oahu
32
147.120
+
  Mauna Kapu; Hawaiian Tel ARC
33
147.220
+
  Healthcomm Metro Honolulu Command Repeater
34
147.260
+
  Diamond Head
35
147.280
+
yes
Metropolitan Honolulu Backup Command Repeater
36
147.340
+
yes
Metropolitan Honolulu American Red Cross Repeater
         
37
147.420     Healthcomm Simplex Operations
38
147.440     Healthcomm Simplex Operations
39
147.480     Healthcomm Simplex Operations
40
147.500     Healthcomm Simplex NCS
41
147.520     Healthcomm Simplex Operations
42
147.540     Healthcomm Simplex Operations
43
147.560     Healthcomm Simplex Operations
44
147.580     Simplex
         
45
153.770      
46
154.145     HFD 3
47
154.220     HFD 1
48
154.280     HFD 5
49
154.340     HFD 2
50
154.400     HFD 4
         
51
155.070     HPD 6
52
155.130     HPD 7
53
155.190     HPD 1
54
155.250     HPD 8
55
155.370     HPD 2
56
155.430     HPD 5
57
155.520     HPD 4
58
155.595     HPD
59
155.685     HPD 3
60
155.880     UH
61
156.030     HPD
62
156.090     HPD 9
         
63
156.800     Marine Channel 16
64
157.100     Marine Channel 22A - Coast Guard
65
157.150     Marine Channel 23 - Coast Guard
         
66
162.400     NOAA Weather Radio KBA-99; Hawaii Kai, Haleakala
67
162.550     NOAA Weather Radio KBA-99; Mt. Kaala
         
        Memory Channels above Memory number 100 are available for programming by the radio operator for the individual's needs.
Oahu UHF Frequencies
Memory
Frequency (MHz)
Offset
PL
Comment
         
1
444.000
+
  Healthcomm Command Repeater
2
444.100
+
  Mauna Kapu; Leeward Oahu; Linked
3
444.500
+
  Diamond Head, linked to 146.88
4
446.000     Healthcomm Simplex
5
446.025     Healthcomm Simplex
6
446.050     Healthcomm Simplex
7
446.075     Healthcomm Simplex
8
446.100     Healthcomm Simplex NCS
9
446.125     Healthcomm Simplex
10
446.150     Healthcomm Simplex
11
446.175     Healthcomm Simplex
12
446.200     Healthcomm Simplex
         
13
448.700
-
  Metropolitan Honolulu OCDA Operations Repeater
         
20
453.700     Medicomm
         
21
462.5625     FRS Channel 1
22
462.5875     FRS Channel 2
23
462.6125     FRS Channel 3
24
462.6375     FRS Channel 4
25
462.6625     FRS Channel 5
26
462.6875     FRS Channel 6
27
462.7125     FRS Channel 7
28
467.5625     FRS Channel 8
29
467.5875     FRS Channel 9
30
467.6125     FRS Channel 10
31
467.6375     FRS Channel 11
32
467.6625     FRS Channel 12
33
467.6875     FRS Channel 13
34
467.7125     FRS Channel 14
State-Wide HF Frequencies
Memory
Frequency (kHz)
Offset
PL
Comment
         
1
3870     Oahu 80m HF Frequency
2
3905     Pacifiic ARES Net 80m HF Frequency
3
3993.5     State RACES 80m HF Frequency
4
5330.5     Hawaii 60m HF Frequency
Net 60m HF Frequency
5
5346.5     Hawaii 60m HF Frequency
Net 60m HF Frequency
6
5357.0     Hawaii 60m HF Frequency
Net 60m HF Frequency
7
5371.5     Hawaii 60m HF Frequency
Net 60m HF Frequency
8
5403.5     Hawaii 60m HF Frequency
Net 60m HF Frequency
9
7080     Oahu 40m HF Frequency
Pacific ARES Net 40m HF Frequency
10
7088     State RACES 40m HF Frequency
Hawaii Afternoon Net 40m HF Frequency
11
7095     Oahu 40m HF Frequency
12
7290     State RACES 40m HF Frequency
         
  27.065     CB Channel 9 - Emergency Channel
  27.255     CB Channel 23 - Fishing Channel

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Updated: June 16, 2011

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