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Transmitter Hunting

Here’s the presentation on transmitter direction finding.

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June 22, 2022 Exercise at Huntingtown High School

Here’s a picture of the antenna location we used for this exercise. The red X marks the spot. The red O is the location we used in previous hurricane/tropical storm activation’s.

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2022 Hurricane Staffing Plan

The Calvert AUXCOMM staffing plan for the 2022 hurricane season is posted below.

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RACES Infrastructure Improvement Update – May 2022

The presentation below is an update on the RACES equipment improvement program in Calvert County. Page 15 shows the current build-out status, with completed items in blue.

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Updated ICS-205 Communications Plan

Calvert AUXCOMM members, here’s our latest ICS-205 plan.

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Helpful COVID-19 Web Links

The following links provide updated local information on the COVID-19 pandemic. https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/ https://www.calvertcountymd.gov/2630/COVID-19-Virtual-Resource-Center https://www.calverthealth.org/ https://www.calverthealthmedicine.org/Ways-You-Can-Help

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AUXCOMM Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are at 7PM on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Mt Hope Community Center in Sunderland, MD.

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Latest ARES News from ARRL

Calvert AUXCOMM members, please take a look at the two document links below. There are significant changes ahead for ARES and getting/maintaining ARES membership. N3AE

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Maryland Launches “Know Your Zone” Hurricane Preparedness Campaign

With the record-setting 2017 hurricane season still fresh in most American’s minds, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), in conjunction with local emergency managers, is rolling out a new hurricane and severe weather evacuation system. To read more, see: http://news.maryland.gov/mema/2018/06/14/maryland-launches-know-your-zone-hurricane-preparedness-campaign/

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New version of the Emergency Operations Plan available

I received some additional feedback from a couple of members last month and I’ve unfortunately delayed the release of these changes until now.  Please take a look at this new version and download a copy for yourself. https://auxcomm.k3cal.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Calvert_ARES_EOP.pdf

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