Arizona Emergency Net - Maricopa

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Every Monday night, the Arizona Emergency Net – Maricopa meets on 2 meters FM for training and exercise in the public service communication arts. We focus on preparation and readiness for public service – be it scheduled events like bike races or drills, or emergencies such as storm damage or terrorist attacks. Someone has to be ready. This net is dedicated to addressing that challenge. The Arizona Emergency Net – Maricopa also activates during threats or emergencies affecting Maricopa County

5-14-2012 - Emergency Operations Centers - WB4ZKA


What does it mean when an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activates?  Some EOCs include Amateur Radio facilities, and can activate those, too.  What does that mean for radio amateurs and the Arizona Emergency Net - Maricopa?  Who authorizes an EOC or Command Center (CC) to activate?  Let's look into the inner workings of hospital, municipal, county, and state EOCs and CCs and, if required, what role amateur radio might play. 



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