Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association HAMs Join Safety Day Demonstrations May 13

Posted By on May 8, 2017

Courtesy of Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association · 1 min read

The Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Assn., (SIERA) will bring their mobile unit to demonstrate how amateur radio helps during local emergencies.

Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lampe Park, SIERA will display how the radio stations in the trailer work in times of local emergencies.

Many of the club’s members also serve the community with CERT and DCART in assisting first responders during floods and other disasters.

Other HAMs use their home radio bases to monitor frequencies and report on various problems during local distasters.

SIERA also provides communications assistance for marathons, bicycling events, the and Pony Express Re-Ride.

The club meets every first Saturday at 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church on Centerville Road, Gardnerville. All those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. Check out the website at for more information.