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Jcares overview presentation december 6, '11

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Jcares overview presentation december 6, '11

  1. 1. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICEOVERVIEWDecember 7, 2011
  2. 2. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE• JACKSON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE IS:A Group of Licensed Amateur Radio Operators Trained in Emergency Communications,Reporting to the County Emergency Manager and Authorized by the Oregon Office ofEmergency Management *.• FUNCTION:To Provide Back-Up Emergency Communications When Normal Communications HaveFailed or Are Overloaded.* Complete Criminal Background Investigation.
  3. 3. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICESTRUCTUREORGANIZATION• A Component of the ARRL Field Program.• ARES is Nation-Wide.• Most Counties Have An ARES Organization – Divided Into Districts• A State Leadership Hierarchy.• Oregon ARES District 5Jackson CountyJosephine CountyCoos CountyCurry CountyDouglas County
  4. 4. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICESERVED AGENCIES• County Emergency Management• Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (911 Dispatch)• Rogue Valley Medical Center• Providence Medford Medical Center• Ashland Community Hospital• Medford Fire Department• County Fire DistrictsDistrict 3 – Sam’s ValleyDistrict 4 – Shady CoveDistrict 5 – TalentDistrict 6 – Evans ValleyDistrict 9 – Ruch• Ashland Fire & Rescue
  5. 5. • Colestin Valley Fire Department• Greensprings Fire & Rescue• Rogue Valley Fire Chiefs Association• Emergency Operation Centers- County- Medford- Ashland• County Health Department• National Weather Service – Medford Office• Mercy FlightsJACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICESERVED AGENCIES (Cont.)
  6. 6. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICEOPERATIONAL EQUIPMENT• Emergency Operation Centers• Hospitals• Fire StationsFixed Base Stations (Voice & Digital) – 20
  7. 7. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICEOPERATIONAL EQUIPMENTMobile – Communications Vehicle
  8. 8. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICEOPERATIONAL EQUIPMENTPortable Grab and Go Kits
  9. 9. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICETRAINING & EXERCISESTRAINING• Incident Command System (FEMA) Proficiency.• Emergency Communications Protocol• Digital Communications• Field Operations
  10. 10. JACKSON COUNTYAMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICETRAINING & EXERCISES (Cont.)SIMULATED EMERGENCY TESTS• County-Wide Exercises (2/year)- Earthquake Scenarios- Hospital Scenarios- Wildfire Scenarios• Communicable Disease Scenarios• State ARES Exercises• ARRL Exercises

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