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ARES Training Exercise for Palm Beach County

In late July the American Red Cross held an ARES Palm Beach County training exercise,at their facility near 45TH Street in WPB. District Emergency Coordinator Charles(Charlie) Benn, WB2SNN described the role Amateur Radio ARES members provide during a natural or man-made event, I.E. Hurricane, explosion, etc. Charlie is well experienced in handling a wide variety of communication systems. He has spent over almost 30 years working on supporting remote sporting events and later working on worldwide news and special events for NBC. His work experience covers a wide gamut of communication equipment. That covers wireless mikes and RF systems from HF to the 10GHZ range.

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  Charlie Benn WB2SNN welcoming ARES members and other PBC Hams to the Red Cross training exercise.