Fw: [Special] [EmComm-Training] ETO's 2021 Fall Drill -- November 13, 2021 -- Carefully Read the message below and the Read First File then respond as instructed by no later than 6:00 PM Central Standard Time on Sunday, November 7th (6:00 PM Central Standard Time on Sunday, November 7th) #announcements #fall2021
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The EMCOMM Training Organization (ETO) has emailed their fall drill, Operation Cyber Wind, which is scheduled for Saturday November 13, 2021 from 6 am - 6 pm local time.
However, you will need to register by 6 pm Central Standard Time on Sunday, November 7, 2021 or before 1 pm HST on Sunday, November 7th.
Please read and follow the information provided below if you want to participate. For Hawaii Hams, you will need to send your Winlink participation to ETO-09 with:
- Subject: Cyber Wind
- Message: YES
Have fun with this Winlink drill.
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Subject: [Special] [EmComm-Training] ETO's 2021 Fall Drill -- November 13, 2021 -- Carefully Read the message below and the Read First File then respond as instructed by no later than 6:00 PM Central Standard Time on Sunday, November 7th (6:00 PM Central Standard Time on Sunday, November 7th) #Announcements #Fall2021
EmComm Training Organization
Operation “Cyber Wind”
Saturday, November 13th, 2021
Read This First !!!
In order to participate in this exercise you need to first send a simple Winlink message indicating your intent to participate. Send it to your ETO Clearinghouse (ETO-nn where “nn” is your Region Number).
You need to send this message NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM Central Standard Time on Sunday, November 7th. (That’s 00:00 UTC, Monday, November 8th.)
In the message, which must be originated from your Call Sign Winlink account, include:
Subject: Cyber Wind
If you are NOT planning to participate, DO NOT SEND a message.
Within 24 hours of that deadline, your Clearinghouse will send an ICS-213 form to you. This form will be the basis for the exercise, and will be self-explanatory. You will reply to this ICS-213 in the exercise.
Please reply to the ICS-213 (answering all the questions) as prescribed in the “Scenario and Guidelines” document (enclosed).
The Exercise itself will take place on Saturday, November 13th (NOT on Thursday this week).
This exercise is designed to simulate a real-world call-up. For that reason, there will be NO EXCEPTIONS to the timing specified above. We will NOT accept late sign-up messages, and if you do not receive the ICS-213 for any reason, you will not be able to participate. All subsequent activity must be on Saturday, November 13.
This exercise requires 100% adherence to the guidelines by both Participants AND Clearinghouse stations.
Things to remember on Sunday, November 7:
1) Set your clocks back 1 hour, to “Standard Time.”
2) Check the batteries in your Smoke Detectors
3) Send the Winlink message to your Clearinghouse!