Emergency Communications Workshop in
... Walpole Massachusetts
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Workshop Saturday April 8th, 2006:
There will be an Emergency Communications Workshop on Saturday April 8th, 2006
from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM at the
Walpole Town Hall, 135 School Streetin , Walpole . Massachusetts
This session is being put on by the ARES Section Staff through the
efforts of Roger Turner-W1ZSA, town of
. Walpole Emergency Management Director
This Emergency Communications Workshop will provide the background and
information to serve Amateur Radio Operators when they need to respond to a
communications emergency. It will feature an Introduction and Conclusion to
Emergency Communications, and five 1-hour training sessions on topics
Eastern MassachusettsARES-RACES-SKYWARN Programs
NTS Traffic Message Handling
Basic Overview of ICS
Interactive Exercises on Field Operations
This training will also feature a 1-hour lunch that will be provided at
no coerced cost to any Amateur who attends the session.
The presentations will be given by other Amateur Operators well versed
in the topics listed above. The training will be a worthwhile endeavor
not just for emergency communicators but for anyone who is an Amateur
Radio Operator, and wants to learn more about the hobby.
Preregistration is requested but is not required in case anyone would
like to attend at the last minute. Please try to preregister by
Monday April 3rd, 2006 to assure the meeting place is setup properly and
we have enough refreshments for breaks between lectures and for the lunch
break. We will, however, accept any last minute preregistrations after that
day or any walk-ins as long as space permits.
Directions to the
: Walpole Town Hall
Turn left at the lights on to Route 1. (The Walpole Mall will be on the right)
Take Route 27 (
Big Y is on left. Route 27 X through 3 sets of traffic lights. Route 27
passing Blessed Sacrament Church on left at
The Town Hall (former school building) is on right. Parking is in the rear.
to meeting room is on left as you face the rear of building.
From the South:
Take Route 95 north to Exit 9 - Route 1.
Route 1 north to lights at Route 27 (
At lights take left onto Route 27(
27 X through 3 sets of traffic lights. Rout 27 (
building) is on right. Parking is in the rear. Entrance to meeting room is
as you face the rear of building.
From the west - Medfield - Route 109
Take Route 27 to
School Street is the next intersection. Right onto
rear. Entrance to meeting room is on left as you face the rear of building.
There will be talk-in on the 146.895-Walpole Repeater, PL: 123.0.
For any additional information and to preregister for the workshop,
W1ZSA-Roger Turner firstname.lastname@example.org
K1HRV-Dave Doe email@example.com
KD1CY-Rob Macedo firstname.lastname@example.org
This training should be a worthwhile endeavor for anyone interested in
learning more about emergency communications and amateur radio in
Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern MassachusettsARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Pager #: (508) 354-3142
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 1-800-445-2588 Ext.: 72929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: email@example.com