Admiral Ronald Hewitt of the Department of Homeland Security was the opening speaker at the 2017 Michigan Interoperability Conference, which included a presentation about the methods used by Radio Relay International to design, implement and evaluate network operations during the recent Cascadia Rising exercise. Many positive comments were received about the RRI presentation, which outlined a […]
This item will be of interest to radio amateurs interested in disaster communication: https://www.congress.gov/115/bills/hr588/BILLS-115hr588ih.xml 115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 588 To direct the Federal Communications Commission to conduct a study on network resiliency during times of emergency, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 17, 2017 Mr. Pallone introduced the following […]
RRI’s updated guidelines for storm reporting are posted.
Attention SKYWARN and EMCOMM operators: Wide-area hf nets are the most efficient means for authorities to collect eye witness reports from major storms. Call it “ground truth” or “situational awareness” or “FLASH Report” the goal is the same: get essential elements of information to hq, asap. The attached file details RRI’s tropical storm operating guidelines, […]