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Amateur Radio Operators invited to gather at County EOC

November 20, 2013

Okmulgee – Okmulgee County Emergency Management invites Amateur Radio Operators (HAM Radio Operators) will gather at the at the County EOC on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m.

Emergency Management recognizes the service and value radio amateurs provide to their communities by assisting in times of need.
Several Amateur Radio Operators already lend a hand to emergency management today, serving as storm spotters and emergency communicators.
This meeting is in partnership with Amateur Radio Emergency Service-Oklahoma, SKYWARN, and Okmulgee County Emergency Management.
HAM Radio Operators interested in helping in times of need are invited to the Okmulgee County Emergency Operation Center at 10 a.m., Saturday morning. Coffee and donuts will be served at this brief meeting, which will include a tour of the EOC and the communications room – which is equipped with state of the art amateur radio equipment.
The Okmulgee County Emergency Operation Center is located110 N. Alabama in Okmulgee. For more information, call 918-759-9984.
The EOC is located one block north of Sixth Ave. and to the west-end of downtown Okmulgee.