Don Kulha, Sonoma County CA ACS, Russian River Response Area California, responded to Bulletin EMC228 "Are We Prepared?" with interesting information which you may find of interest:
HF radio net control operation is in some respects like being the air traffic controller in a World War II air traffic control tower.
During 1945-6 I was assigned to an Air Traffic Control Tower at a Naval Air Training facility where squadrons were trained in carrier landings on the field. In time they flew
Communications Units are often looking for another way to put their skills to use, so here is an idea to consider. It came from a program of a Community Emergency Response Team in California.
Continuation of article by Glorria Morrison, Emergency Services Coordinator for the Huntington Beach Fire Department.
The loss in the number of Amateur Radio Licensees has caught the interest of a number of people and publications around the country. What follows is an article by Glorria Morrison, Emergency Services Coordinator for the Huntington Beach Fire Department. Glorria is responsible for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. In another bulletin we'll detail her work and background.
The Bulletins are addressed to the Emergency Management Agency (with sub-addresses to others) with the intent that the Radio Officer, ACS Coordinator or other unit participant will deliver them to the agency coordinator, and discuss their topics.
2000-01 EmComm Bulletins
TO: Emergency Communications Units - Information Bulletin
TO: Emergency Management Agencies via Internet and Radio
FROM: Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services