The Seattle Colleges Emergency Net (SCCEN) is a team of Seattle Community College employees
dedicated to assisting the Colleges with emergency communications and public safety in times of disaster.
The Seattle Colleges Emergency Net (SCEN) will, in a professional manner, provide auxiliary communications
and other support services to the Seattle Colleges as necessary to support disaster response and recovery efforts.
As a component of the Seattle Colleges’ Incident Command System (ICS), and following the guidelines of the
National Incident Management System, the SCCEN will be a communications resource for the Logistics Section Chief.
SCCEN members will strive to enhance their professional skill through participation in training and drills.
The Seattle Colleges Emergency Net (SCEN) was established to support
the colleges’ emergency planning efforts. HAM radios have been used successfully
as a back up means of communication in an emergency, and adding this resource to
the College’s emergency plan will enhance the reliability of local communications
in the event of a major disaster.
Under the support and guidance of the City of Seattle’s Auxiliary Communications System
(ACS), and the generosity of the Puget Sound Repeater Group (PSRG), as well as the
enthusiasm and encouragement of a couple of the Colleges’ own HAM radio operators,
the SCCEN has grown to 14 members across the District.
The Net meets on the air every Thursday at 1500 hours (3PM) local time to keep members
in practice with net operations. The net frequency for each week is 146.96 MHz, Tone
103.5 Hz, and we appreciate the generosity of the PSRG for the use of their frequency
during check ins.
We’re always ready to welcome new members, so if you’re interested in learning more
about the SCCEN, or want to find out how to become a licensed amateur radio operator,
please contact Betty Lunceford, at firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Seattle Auxiliary Communications Services: seattleacs.com
Puget Sound Repeater Group: www.psrg.org
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