ALACHUA COUNTY ARES 2018 ACCOMPLISHMENTS
new packet repeaters were built for Trenton and the Dental Tower
and started for Shands -- they were oriiginally scheduled differently,
but this is sor of how they are ending up based on the opportunities
we've been afforded
FEB 5: New Microwave Antenna for Beatty Towers
New Antenna for one of our VolunteersRed Arrow marks where VHF antenna will be able to be puled up to. Dashed line is HF antenna, Red outlines balun
Huge February 24th Emergency Symposium
ONE leaders from various communities even into Alabama joined together
for a full day of lectures, culminating in a hands-on full scale
exercise that took quite a few of them by surprise!
Lightning Arrester / EMP Protection LunchNLab
TABLETOP Drill Practice for the WILDFIRE Scenario
As is normal, we "learned a lot'" in the (full radios) TableTop practice!
ASSISTING GARC with creation of Echolinked W4DFU 146.91 repeater
And on July 6th, it got turned on permanently on a desktop computer and a dedicated 2 meter rig.
JUNE: W4DAK-7 TRENTON REPEATER --- Antenna up 50+ feet...
RESULTING COVERAGE MAP:
BUC*MASTER CLONE BALUN LUNCHNLAB
SRPRING FULL SCALE EXERCISE
JEFF TROUPE / VAN CHESNEY LEADERS
After Action Book Released:
FIRST GOVERNMENTAL SHARES LICENSE IN ALACHUA COUNTY
NCS180 -- MARC 3 Coordinator /FL - Alachua County EM
(a huge step forward!)
EOC 2018 TECHNICIAN CLASS -- JUNE30 / JULY 7 2018
SCHOOL SHELTER COAX PASS THRU PROJECT