Article Out Loud - A Communicator’s Overview of a Large-Scale Exercise

An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal, October 26, 2022.

A June 2022 exercise challenged amateur radio operators with establishing a Communications Unit with no power or pre-positioned equipment. The exercise was successful, but the key takeaways are already helping to improve collaboration and communications throughout the region.

Narrated by MacGregor Stephenson.

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Michael Montfort
Michael Montfort

Michael Montfort is currently an assistant section emergency coordinator (ASEC) for preparedness in western Washington and serves as an all-hazards communications leader for Kitsap County (WA) Department of Emergency Management. He is experienced in managing disaster communications in many types of natural disasters. He is a retired paramedic, certified safety engineer, and U.S. Air Force Veteran.



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