05_Pace-State_RACES_Plan

Report
Amateur
Radio
Briefing
When All Else Fails
What is the CEMP
• Comprehensive Emergency Management
Plan
• Master Plan for All Emergency
Management Agencies
• State, County and Local Jurisdictions have
one
Emergency Support Functions
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ESF 1 – Transportation
ESF 2 – Communications
ESF 3 – Public Works
ESF 4 – Firefighting
ESF 5 – Emergency
Management
• ESF 6 – Mass Care
• ESF 7 – Resource Management
• ESF 8 – Health
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ESF 9 – Search & Rescue
ESF 10 – Ecology
ESF 11 – Agriculture
ESF 12 – Energy
ESF 13 – Public Safety
ESF 14 – Long Term
Recovery
ESF 15 – External Affairs
ESF 20 – Defense Support
to
Civilian Authorities
Where is Amateur Radio in the
Plan?
CEMP
ESF- 2
RACES
Plan
• Amateur Radio is a
part of the CEMP,
within EFS-2, under
Telecommunications
and Warning Systems
Winter Storm Activations
Floods
Landslides
Wind Storms
Ice Storms
Avalanches
Woodinville firefighters Jesse Disch, left,
and Justin Ralph pull residents of the
Archstone Apartments and their pets to
safety (Steve Ringman/Seattle Times)
Flooding
I-5 overpass in Chehalis looking south (AP,
December 4, 2007)
Landslides
Naches Landslide in Hwy 410 outside
Yakima (October 2009)
Flooding
I-5 overpass in Chehalis looking north
(January 9, 2009)
Radio Amateur Civil
Emergency Services (RACES)
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FEMA sponsored program for
ensuring emergency
communications are available
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Support provided by amateur
radio licensed, emergency
worker registered volunteers
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Support includes voice and
data radio capabilities
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State RACES plan governs
how amateurs are to be used.
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Establishes nine RACES
regions
Coordinating Team
State RACES
Officer
Asst. RACES
Officer
West
RACES Regional
Coordinators
West
Asst. RACES
Officer
East
RACES Regional
Coordinators
East
Camp Murray
Station Manager
Telephone
• Primary means of
communications
• PBX Ayava G3si
• Use Direct-Inward-Dial for
incoming calls, Centrex service
for outgoing calls via SCAN
National Warning System (NAWAS)
Bellingham
San Juan S.O.
Navy Whidbey
Oak Harbor
Ferry S.O.
Stevens S.O.
Clallam
Jefferson S.O.
Everett
Bremerton
Quinault Indian Nation
Grays
Harbor
Pend
Oreille S.O.
Okanagan S.O.
Skagit
Mason
Chelan
Seattle Weather
Seattle/King
Boeing
Pierce
Douglas S.O.
Ellensburg
Grant S.O.
Adams S.O.
Thurston
Bonneville Power
Yakima
Lewis
Washington
Alt. (WSP)
Kelso
Colfax
Garfield
S.O.
Hanford EOF
South Bend
Spokane
Lincoln S.O.
Washington
Pri. (EMD)
Wahkiakum S.O.
Grand
Coulee
Franklin S.O.
Walla Walla
Benton
Columbia Asotin S.O.
S.O.
Klickitat S.O.
Skamania S.O.
Vancouver
NAWAS Primary Warning Point
Local Secondary Warning Point
Washington EAS State Relay Network
Galbraith Mt.
KGMI
KBRC
Burch Mt.
Mt. Spokane
KPQ
Mt. Ellis
KONP
Gold Mt.
KIRO
KXLY
KXLE
KSEM
Steptoe Butte
KGY
KXRO
KWSU
KELA
Boisfort Mt.
Naselle
KBAM
Sunny Slope
KMWX
Stacker Butte
KBBT
(Portland)
KIHR
(Hood River)
Joe Butte
KONA
Washington State Comprehensive Emergency
Management Network (CEMNET)
Whatcom
San Juan
F1
Galbraith Mt
Okanogan
Tunk Mt
Skagit
Island
F1
Pend
Stevens
Oreille
F3
Burch
Mt
Snohomish
Clallam
Mt Octopus
Ferry
F1
F1
Squak Mt
Jefferson
Kitsap
F1
Chelan
Stensgar
Douglas
King
Lincoln
Spokane
Grays
Harbor
Mason
Grant
Whitman
Kittitas
CapitolF2
Peak
Adams
Pierce
Thurston
F2
Clemens Mt
F2
Pacific
Scoggins Hill
F3
Lewis
Baw Faw
Yakima
Benton
Garfield
Franklin
Columbia
Skamania
Wahkiakum
Cowlitz
F2
Clark
Skamania
Mt
Joe F3
Butte
Walla Walla
Klickitat
F1: 45.20 MHz
F2: 45.36 MHz
F3: 45.48 MHz
Asotin
What If There is a
System Failure??
What’s Behind This Door?
Mobile Satellite Trailer
Disaster
Scene
Mobile Satellite Trailer
Satellite ISP
Broadband Provider
Wireless Hub, Switch, router, servers
Satellite, and Cross-band Repeater
Web-Brower Software
WebEOC
Internet
(VPN or SGN
Connectivity)
WA EOC
Local Radio
Networks via
Cross-band
Repeaters to
CEMNET or
satellite radio
County
Emergency
Managements
All State
Agencies
Sprint Cellular ISP
Broadband Provider
(Secondary Path)
How Do You Access Amateur
Radio Assets?
Telephone
Email
WebEOC
Established Amateur Radio
Networks
Walk In
OUR PLAN
STATE RACES PLAN
Or
State Amateur Radio
Emergency
Communications Plan
Plan Construction
• Review Existing
Plan
• Determine Needs
and requirements
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Develop Draft
Review
Corrections
Final Draft
• Gather
Information from
Field Units
• Other Research
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TelComm Review
EOC Review
Planning Review
Publish
Purpose
The purpose of this plan is to
provide guidance, establish
responsibility, and ensure
coordinated operations between
State of Washington government
officials (state/local) and amateur
radio emergency communications
organizations
The Plan Does Not
Replace or remove the authority of
the local Emergency Management
Jurisdiction. The plan only
provides support when requested
to do so by the local jurisdiction.
Definitions
ARES
RACES
MARS
ACS
WSEN
ARC
SATERN
OTHER
The Heart of the Plan
Annexes
Annex A
Annex B
Annex C
Annex D
Annex E
Annex F
Annex G
Network Levels
Regional and Statewide
Frequencies
Message Forms
Mutual Assistance
Requests
Resource Lists
W7EMD/W7SEM
Pro Words and Phrases
Annex A
Network Levels
Command 1 Network
STATE NET
CONTROL
STATION
REGIONAL
NET
CONTROL
STATIONS
COUNTY
EOCs
CITY EOCs
STATE EMD
ALTERNATE
STATE NET
CONTROLS
Command 2 Network
State
Agency
Regional
District
Office
Field Units
EOC
Local Field
Units
Command 3 Network
Federal
Agency
Regional
District
Office
Field Units
EOC
Local Field
Units
Ops 1 Network
REGIONAL
NET
CONTROL
STATION
COUNTY
EOCs
CITY EOCs
OTHER
AMATEUR
STATIONS
OTHER
PUBLIC
AGENCIES
Ops 2 Network
COUNTY EOC
COUNTY
EMERGENCY
COORDINATOR
CITY EOCs
CITY EOC/ALT.
COUNTY EOC
OTHER PUBLIC
AGENCIES
Annex B
Regional and Statewide
Frequencies
Regional Coordination Nets
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Region 1
145.190
Region 2
53.370
Region 3
145.470
Region 4
224.720
Region 5
145.370
Region 6
147.080
Region 7,8 & 9
3.990 LSB
Medical Services Team 146.900
Other Important Frequencies
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WSEN
WSEN (Alternate)
HF Packet
Other
– 60 Meters
– MARS
– APRS
– Added as needed
3.985
7.245
3.624
Annex C
Message Forms
Various Forms
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ICS 213
ARRL NTS
Modified NTS (Used by Camp Murray)
Internet (To, From, Subject)
MARS Formats
Hybrid Forms
They All Have
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Preamble
Address
Text
Signature
Instructions
It’s Just a Matter of Learning to
Convert From one Form to
Another
Annex D – Mutual Assistance
State
Region
Local
Local
Annex E – Resources List
• Keep Current
• Keep Complete
• Review Periodically
• Make Available to Other Teams
Annex F – W7EMD/W7SEM
• Assets Available
• Supervision and Authority
• Become a Member of the Team
Annex G – Pro Words & Phrases
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International Phonetic Alphabet
Q & Z Signals
Pronunciation
Specific Words such as
– Roger Means Received
– Affirmative Means Yes
Recommended …. Not Required
What Makes a Plan Work
• Review and Update
• Test, Test and More Test
• Look to the Future
• Cooperation
Questions ?

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