Emergency Communications

While the Glenn County Amateur Auxiliary Communications Team (GARS ACT) is an independent entity from GARS, this page contains items of interest to hams involved in emergency services from what to have in your Go-Kit to specialized equipment or protocols to keep in mind while providing emergency services.

Click on the following link to gain access to an online copy of the ARES manual.

"ARES, EmComm, and Mental Health Risks," from the July 2012 QST, p.75
An article about the importance of being alert to your own mental health when engaged in Em Comm activity. Just like on an airplane, put your oxygen mask on first before helping others.
MentalHealth.pdf
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"ARES, EmComm, and Mental Health Risks," from the July 2012 QST, p.76
Conclusion to the article which begins on page 75 of 7/2012 QST.
MentalHealth.p2.pdf
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