COASTAL RESPONSE 2016 – JUNE 10TH 2016.. THE LAST DAY OF THE EVENT IS UNDERWAY.

Exercise Coastal Response 2016, a full scale exercise led by EMBC. The exercise is designed to test the province’s response to a simulated worst case scenario earthquake. Exercise Coastal Response 2016 is linked with Exercise Staunch Maple (Joint Task Force Pacific), Exercise Pacific Quake (Public Safety Canada), Exercise Ardent Sentry (NORAD-US Northern Command) and Exercise Cascadia Rising (Washington State , Oregon, Idaho and FEMA).  This event will occur between June 7 and 10 2016. Various VHf,UHF, and HF frequencies will be in use.

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public-safety-and-emergency-services/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/embc/exercises/exercise_coastal_response_2016.pdf

https://www.fema.gov/cascadia-rising-2016

UPDATED  JUNE 2 2016

http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/les-leyne-drill-will-bring-back-tsunami-memories-1.2268658

UPDATED JUNE 5 2016

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/cascadia-rising-earthquake-drill-1.3616078?cmp=rss

http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2838042/

 

UPDATED JUNE 6 2016

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/dean-kahn/article81696002.html

 

UPDATED JUNE 8 2016

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/canada-and-the-us-are-running-the-largest-earthquake-sim-ever-cascadia-pacific-northwest

UPDATED JUNE 10 2016

Today is the last day of the event. Everything should wrap up around noon. A very interesting exercise with a lot of hard work put in by many

 

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Exercise Coastal Response starts today!

http://kuow.org/post/ham-radio-operators-could-be-superheroes-when-earthquake-hits