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Providing Amateur Radio Emergency and Public Service Communications Throughout Clatsop County, Oregon

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Attention Hood to Coast Relay Volunteers

Ham volunteer documents are now available in the member's section under Operations Documents.


Net Control Operators Needed!

Help with ARES NET on Monday evenings. It's an excellent opportunity to improve your radio skills.

Click here to contact Net Manager Robin KN0LL


ATTENTION AUX COMM VOLUNTEERS

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tsunamiBy Katie Pyzyk | July 12, 2017 | Emergency Management

A tsunami striking the U.S. mainland might seem far-fetched, but scientists say preparation is crucial because it will happen — it’s just a matter of when.

An ocean wave pulls away from the shore and then, as expected, it moves toward land again. But it keeps moving farther and farther inland. The water pushes over unsuspecting beachgoers, backyards and entire cities with startling speed. It leaves a wake of destruction in Indonesia that includes an estimated 230,000 deaths.

Several years later, a similar scene unfolds in Japan when ocean water flows onto land to submerge cars, homes and even a nuclear power plant that never again will return to functionality. That time, the flood waters claim approximately 16,000 lives.

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