Christchurch New Zealand

Mike Lyon mike.lyon at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 16:23:31 CST 2011


The old pin--through-the-center-of-the coax trick while you go on setting up
your repeater? :)

73's,
Mike
KE6MRE


On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 9:33 AM, Andrew Kirch <trelane at trelane.net> wrote:

> The problem with this is that both ARES and RACES hams have gotten there
> first (orange lights and strobes flashing) and are now engaged in
> small-arms fire over who gets to set their repeater up.  You're now
> hiding under your vehicle.  What is your next move?
>
> Andrew
>
>
> On 2/24/2011 10:03 AM, Franck Martin wrote:
> > You have products like a cell on wheels. A container containing a phone
> switch and a mobile cell, easily installable. You place it at the center of
> the disaster zone and all mobile phones start to work...
> >
> > if you are worried about congestion, then only the "right" sims are
> registered/enabled.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "mikea" <mikea at mikea.ath.cx>
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Sent: Thursday, 24 February, 2011 9:39:09 AM
> > Subject: Re: Christchurch New Zealand
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 10:08:39AM -0800, JC Dill wrote:
> >>  On 22/02/11 10:38 PM, Joe Hamelin wrote:
> >>> The other CERT:  Community Emergency Response Team.
> >>> https://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/about.shtm
> >> +1 for CERT.  I also think that taking a CERT class is a great way to
> >> re-evaluate your own network emergency procedures.  You may find new
> >> ways to prepare for network disasters, and to triage damage when a
> >> network disaster occurs.
> > Agreed on CERT.
> >
> > I diffidently suggest that amateur radio licensing, together with some
> > battery-operated gear (think 2-meter or 70-cm handy-talkies at a minimum
> > for short-haul comms, HF gear for longer-haul) may be Very Good Indeed
> > in a disaster that takes down POTS service or government emergency
> > communications. Folks interested in this might want to investigate ARES
> > and/or RACES in the US, or similar activities in other countries.
> >
> >
>
>
>



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