Here’s the latest information about the 02 October 2021 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET).
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Accessed on 27 September 2021, 1449 UTC.
Content supplied by Clem Jung (KH7HO) and Joseph Speroni (AH0A).
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Clem Jung, our ARRL Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator passes on
information about Hawaii’s participation in the nationwide SET on
October 2, 2021. This year the focus is on Winlink Digital messages to
All Amateurs are invited to participate.
The nationwide ARRL Simulated Emergency Test occurs the first Saturday
of October every year. This year Hawaii ARES is having EMCOMM stations
provide simulated damage assessment reports to simulated county
emergency management agencies.
This year’s scenario is a 9.2 moment earthquake in the Aleutians leading
to an extreme tsunami causing damages to all the counties in the State
of Hawaii. Participating Amateur Radio operators should be aware of the
closest extreme tsunami evacuation zone to their operating location and
what damages could be expected. Information can be found by checking
with your respective county emergency management or Civil Defense
agencies or in the yellow pages.
For this exercise, the tsunami has already hit, and we are reporting
damages. All repeaters, including Winlink gateways, will be
The purpose of this COMMUNICATIONS EXERCISE is to verify our ability to
pass messages using the digital protocols, as well as voice
73, Clem Jung, KH7HO
ARRL Pacific Section
Section Manager: Joseph Speroni, AH0A