Netherlands/Belgium 'Power Failure' Exercise 8 June 2016
On Wednesday 8th June between 1800-1930UTC Radio Amateurs from the
DARES Emergency Group in the Netherlands and B-EARS in Belgium will be
taking part in an exercise simulating a Power Outage in the south of the
Netherlands and part of Belgium. In the exercise scenario the groups
have been requested to provide welfare and secondary communications
links between North Brabant ( near Eindhoven ) and the rest of the country.
The exercise will test the ability of the groups to set up a wide area
VHF and a HF network on the planned frequencies of 7065 kHz ( Primary )
and 7110kHz ( Secondary ).
Operations will be mostly voice but Winlink/Digital modes may
also be used.
Radio Amateurs are asked to keep those frequencies clear for the time of