Welcome to Clatsop County, Oregon Aux Comm

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

Announcements

New Local Area Net!

A CERT/MRC net will take place every Tuesday at 7:00pm on the Arch Cape repeater, 146.74


New EOC Frequency Matrix

Now available for members on Operations Documents page


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


Be Sure to Check the Activity Calendar for Upcoming Events!


ATTENTION AUX COMM VOLUNTEERS

Please remember to record your volunteer hours.



Richard Heinberg | November 13, 2017 | Pacific Standard

How the recent California wildfires upended my very sense of time.

Sunday, October 8, 9:30 p.m., Santa Rosa, California. My wife Janet and I are at the home of two longtime friends, watching television and chatting, when we all hear a powerful gust of wind and a weird popping, like power transformers exploding somewhere in the distance. Janet and I drive home, smelling smoke. Tree branches litter the roads. Janet calls the fire department; she is told there is fire in the hills outside of town and that she should hang up the phone unless she has an emergency to report. We go to bed.

Disaster is always something that happens to other people, until it happens to us. We’re busy, with plans and commitments. In this instance, I had already packed my bags for a morning flight to Boston, where I was to give two talks and meet with some of my organization’s key allies. > Read more ...