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Global Simulated Emergency Test
This exercise was held on Saturday November 8th 2008, between 04.00 - 08.00
HQ-Stations from of all IARU member societies and
stations of Emergency Communications Groups participated
in this Global
Simulated Emergency Test . The operation took place on and near the emergency
frequencies on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 metres (+-
The objectives of the test were;
1/ increase the common
interest in emergency communications.
2/ test how usable the CoA frequencies are across ITU regions.
3/ create practices
for international emergency communication and
4/ practice the relaying of messages using all modes.
FINALLY to the
normal ham operator out there, this was not a contest, BUT an emergency communications exercuse !