End of Summer Events 2016 – Update 9/19/2016

There are lots of events up and coming as the summer rolls to an end! Still lots of chances to participate in out events and public service activities.

Seattle Disaster Relief Bike Trials, September 25, 2015 (10:30—16:45)

Seattle Disaster Relief TrialsThis was a great fun event last year and this year promises to be just as interesting. This year’s course runs through the southwest sector and West Seattle. Several Emergency Hubs will be participating. The line up so far:



Checkpoint Cargo Activity Mini-Workshop Presenting Group
Start/Finish: Alki and 60th Water (2, 4-gal buckets, 64 lbs) Zombie Apocalypse Middle Schoolers
Eggs (breakable medicines) Preventing Exposure Public Health Reserve Corps
Blankets/tarps (5 lbs) Solar powered demo & the Seahawks game West Seattle Natural Energy
Box of nails/screws (10 lbs) Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes Oh MY: Demystifying Seattle’s Disaster Risks
Long tool, like a rake or hoe (5 lbs) Home Prep Habitat for Humanity
Fix a Flat Fix a Flat/Bike Maintenance
Food (20 lbs) Water Purification: Different ways to store and purify water safely, using low tech methods, as well as higher tech products that one could purchase

It’s not too late if you still want to participate! Contact Jessica, W7EMF: jsroder@gmail.com or listen on the West Seattle W7AW repeater on Sunday.

Fall Simulated Emergency Test (SET), October 1 – 09:00 to 12:00

A yearly event involving our regional partners. If you didn’t participate in Cascadia Rising this year, this is the next best thing. We will be doing all kinds of radio for this SET. This is a great low-stress way to get on the air with our regional partners.

Contact Jessica, W7EMF, if you’d like to participate: jsroder@gmail.com