- Published on Monday, 05 May 2008 02:51
- Written by Webmaster
IARU Region 1 invited the HQ-Stations of all IARU member societies and stations of Emergency Communications Groups to participate in a Global Simulated Emergency Test on Saturday May 3rd, 2008 at 18.00 – 22.00 UTC. The operation too take place on and near the emergency Centre-of-Activity (CoA) frequencies on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters (+- QRM ).
The objectives of the test are;
1- increase the common interest in emergency communications.
2- test how usable the CoA frequencies are across ITU regions.
3- create practices for international emergency communication and
4- practice the relaying of messages by voice and data modes.
RAL successfully participated in the GlobalSET represented by OD5KU - Elie, OD5RW - John and Mourad - SWL. The operation took place Mobile from Faraya running all bands on battery power.