Simulated Emergency Test (SET) completed on October 1

The SET Exercise for 2011 was scheduled and held on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The exercise was in the Recon Rally format to check coverage across the length of Washington County and was designed and headed by Assistant Emergency Coordinator (AEC) Mike (KF6WQH). Twelve MNWashCoARES members participated in the exercise including 2m voice communications with the (simulated) EOC, signal reports, detailed forms of GPS locations and maps, and logs. Traffic was also received from and passed to another county EOC as part of the exercise. The exercise concluded with a debrief by participants. The exercise was deemed a success and its purposes were accomplished.