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Exercises (including drills) are an opportunity to combine individual skills together with other operators to achieve team results. Some individual practice may occur. But individual practice is better accomplished at practice sessions.

Exercises usually involve taking action to address a specific scenario during a pre-defined operating period. Other agencies may be involved. So, participants are encouraged to practice and hone their individual skills before coming to an exercise. That way, their efforts during the exercise can concentrate on applying their individual skills to support partner agencies and to deal with the scenario presented.



To sign-up for exercises, visit the Training and Events Calendar.

Date Exercise (Click for details, if linked) Duration Type
22-Feb-2020 Quarterly City/County Drill 2 hr Drill
25-Mar-2020 2019 Statewide Medical Health Exercise (postponed from Nov 2019) 4 hr Functional Exercise
16-May-2020 Quarterly City/County Drill 2 hr Drill
27-Jun-2020 Field Packet Mini-Drill 3 hr Drill
TBD: Aug Radio Direction Finding Mini-Drill 4 hr Drill
22-Aug-2020 Quarterly City/County Drill 2 hr Drill
TBD: Sept/Oct Countywide Communications Exercise and ARRL SET 2-5 hr Full Scale Exercise
19-Nov-2020 2020 Statewide Medical Health Exercise 4 hr Functional Exercise


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