SNOHOMISH WASHINGTON NEWSPAPER Sunday, June 16, 2019   
Snohomish Times News
Home | Business News | County News | Entertainment | Local News | Photo Gallery | Prep Sports | Roads Traffic News | Snohomish News Archive | STSPN.COM

FEMA Region 10 Monthly Media Outreach

Freds Rivertown Alehouse
Published:2018-12-20 National
FEMA Region 10 Monthly Media Outreach     Print Snohomish Times    
FEMA Region 10 Monthly Media Outreach

WHO: Media outlets in Idaho, Oregon and Washington that want to stay informed during a disaster, when conventional methods of communication such as telephone, internet and television do not work.

WHAT: The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) monthly Communications Exercise (CommEx) in Region 10 transmits a voice and digital radio message intended for the media. This will be a short message used to confirm media outlets’ equipment is operating correctly.

WHEN: The next CommEx takes place December 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PST; this event takes place the third Wednesday of every month.

WHERE: The FEMA Region 10 radio operator will send out a voice message to media outlets on 5330.5 KHz Upper Side Band (USB). Additionally, at 11:15 a.m. PST, Region 10 will send a digital copy of the message over radio using BPSK-31 protocol on 5346.5 KHz USB immediately following the voice message.

WHY: When conventional methods of communication fail, radio may be the next best option. As members of the media, we invite you to participate in our monthly communication exercises to support your role in informing the public with critical, life-saving information.

HOW: Upon receipt of one or both messages, send a confirmation e-mail to Regional Emergency Communications Coordinator Laura Goudreau and the Region 10 News Desk with the name of your media outlet, time message was received and a general summary of the message. Media outlets ARE NOT to transmit on the frequency. Validation of message receipt is only thru email.  The alternate frequency for this net is 5403.5 KHz USB in case the primary frequency does not propagate well. If you do not hear traffic on 5330.5 KHz, check 5403.5 KHz. 




Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
New measles cases New measles cases
New measles cases in multiple Washington counties - SeaTac airport a commonality among cases


Published: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Softball 4A District Playoff Games Softball 4A District Playoff Games
Neil Henderson HeraldNet Preps There were no reports for any of the Softball 4A district playoff games so I put together some recaps for your readers.


Published: Friday, May 10, 2019
Crimes Unit Recovers Guns, Drugs during Warrant Crimes Unit Recovers Guns, Drugs during Warrant
Property Crimes Unit Recovers Guns, Drugs during Warrant Service May 5, 2017


Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Property Owner Takes Action Property Owner Takes Action
South Snohomish women takes action in removing a problem tenant and begins a long process of cleaning up the mess.


Published: Thursday, May 09, 2019
2 Alarm Fire in North Everett 2 Alarm Fire in North Everett
Everett Firefighters battle stubborn fire in Everett


Rairdons Monroe Dodge

Snohomish Sports Network

Advertisement

Live Police Scanner

Snohomish County Sheriff, City of Snohomish,
Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Everett - Police & EMS/Fire


Advertisement

mondotimes
The Worldwide Media Guide

 


SNOHOMISH contact