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Spring Simulated Emergency Test
May 1st, 2021
Lake County RACES/ARES will be participating in the statewide Illinois Simulated Emergency Test on Saturday, May 1st. From 1000 to 1300 the main exercise
will occur with VHF simplex voice coverage testing, and digital traffic handling. A statewide HF net will occur at 1300 to conduct an over-the-air hot wash. If you would
like to participate, please contact Don K9DRW by filling out a sign-up form here.
Updated IIFOG Available Now
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency has made the December 2020 update to the Illinois Interoperability Field Operations Guide (IIFOG) available for
download. You can download a PDF copy of the IIFOG here. We recommend keeping a printed hard
copy available, as well as programming the relevant amateur radio frequencies in the guide into your radios.
May Training Presentation
May 3rd, 2021
Val Hotzfeld NV9L will give a presentation on her experiences as a volunteer in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
VE Testing Is Back!
May 10th, 2021
Our Volunteer Examiner team has obtained permission to begin amateur radio license testing in-person again at the Lake County Emergency
Operations Center. Please see our VE page for further details.
Lake County IL COVID-19 Information
Lake County IL has a comprehensive website providing information about the COVID-19 response.
This includes a data hub to view the latest COVID-19 statistics for Lake County IL.
An email newsletter is available with COVID-19 updates from Lake County IL. Please sign up to receive the latest information available.
Please register to receive your COVID-19 vaccine through the Lake County AllVax Portal.
Headlines updated on 4/20/2021.
Hurricane Maria Response
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