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Packet Operations Assignment

County-wide Communications Exercise


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Assignment Overview

You will be simulating a deployment to a typical field location such as a shelter, school, fire station, neighborhood CERT command post, or other location.  Your assignment will be to set up a communications station and send/receive several messages. If you don't have packet equipment, you can use one of the pre-configured stations that will be available.  You will receive a detailed assignment briefing when you check-in at the Packet area.


There is no fixed schedule for the Packet assignment.  If you are also participating in a Net Control assignment, you need to manage your own time to ensure that you make your Net Control assignment on time.

Station Equipment Configuration (non-MAC Eval)

If you are not participating in a MAC Evaluation, then you can determine how simple or complex you want to make your station.  Some examples:

In all cases, you'll need at least the minimum equipment required for the drill, which includes the standard forms. (See the main drill page for a list of minimum equipment.)

Some things to keep in mind:

Station Equipment Configuration for MAC Evaluations

If you are requesting a MAC evaluation for either the P3 or P2 qualification during your assignment, then:


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