The Dauphin County ARES/RACES team has issued the following information regarding several EmComm event coming up during the month of May 2022. The are as follows:

ETO Spring Drill
The EmComm Training Organization (ETO) Spring Semi-Annual Drill will be on Saturday, May 14th.  This will likely be a Winlink exercise. You will be able to get more information when it is available here, https://www.emcomm-training.org/drills2.html, and on their groups.io page https://emcomm-training.groups.io/g/main/topics. I will also send information when I receive it.

EPA SET
Eastern Pennsylvania (EPA) Simulated Emergency Test (SET) will be on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st.  Attached is a description of Dauphin County ARES planned participation in the SET.  We can discuss this during the ARES Net on May 2nd at 1900L on the 145.11 repeater.  We can also have practice sessions at the end of the ARES Nets on May 9th and May16th to prepare.  Each operator is asked to send a voice and/or digital message on VHF from a simulated shelter.  It is preferred that you are on emergency power. More information is in the attached document.

Additional information regarding this operation can be found here.