March News and Information

Information about COVID-19 – links:

Seattle Resoruces – Mayor’s Office http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19

Washington State Department of Health’s Coronavirus 2019 outbreak information webpage

Public Health – Seattle & King County COVID-19 Information Daily updates: www.kingcounty.gov/covid Blog – updated daily: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/news/2020/March.aspx

ACS will conduct an on-line meeting on Saturday March 14th at 10 AM – see your email for details.

Meeting and Training Cancellations:

Due to the presence of the novel coronavirus in our area, Seattle ACS is cancelling the March 14th Team meeting at North Seattle College as well as the Audio-Visual training on Sunday March 15th at the Seattle EOC.  We believe that these cautions are necessary and consistent with advised practices for reducing opportunities for the spread of this contagious disease.  We will keep you posted as we learn of changes to other scheduled events.

November Activities & Events

ACS Meeting – Join us Saturday, November 9th for the ACS monthly meeting and training. Coffee at 8:30 AM, meeting begins at 9:00 AM,  LocationNorth Seattle College, Education Building Room ED2843A (map) Campus Map with Building Locations

We will hear updates on projects and activities. Then Scott Dakers the WA State DEM RACES/Auxiliary Radio Communications Manager will talk with us about the states plans for Emcomm exercises and his plans for improving communications between the State and local jurisdictions. Then Ian Gallagher will brief us on his experience operating emergency communications in support of the Burning Man festival and share lessons learned that maybe applicable to our mission. We look forward to seeing you there.

General Licensing Class – Class conducted by the West Seattle Amateur Radio Club in cooperation with Seattle ACS begins Saturday November 9th at South Seattle College at 9 am in Olympic Hall Room 202,  6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle 98106 (map). Register at https://tinyurl.com/wsarc-class-general-2019

Seattle Marathon – The Seattle Marathon is scheduled for Sunday December 1st, many ACS members provide support for this event. A few more Hams are needed to support this event – please sign up here