SRQARES Orientation Course

  • 90 minutes duration
  • offered weekly during first 3 months of SRQARES reorganization and then monthly thereafter
  • to be conducted at the ARC building in Sarasota?

Course Outline:

  • ICS local, Sarasota overview (WCF, SEC, DEC, EC, AECs, etc.)
  • Mobilization Procedures (when and how)
  • Dispatch Procedures (shelters, ARC, TFITs, EOC, DOCs, etc.)
  • Radio Procedures (NCSs, tactical call signs, frequencies, etc)
  • Go-Box orientation (basic setup and use for V/UHF phone mode)
  • Record keeping and documentation when deployed (FEMA, ARRL, and EOC/ARC requirements)