Muscatine County ARES - Amateur Radio Emergency Service

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The following are locations where operators will be needed for the Muscatine County ARES team, the following will need to be manned in the event of a natural or man-made disaster where phone, cell phone and internet service are disabled: (tactical callsign in red)

Muscatine County/City Public Safety Building (have MOU)        Have 26' Emergency Communication Center

215 Sycamore Street                                                                            Have 2m / 440 radio in Ecomm truck

Muscatine, IA  52761                                                                            Need radio in 911 center

Contact: Matt Shook

   Director of Emergency Services

Office: 563-264-6003

Cell: 563-299-8026

Email: mshook@muscatineiowa.gov

1. ARES EOC - Mobile Emergency Operations Center - (Matt Shook-Director of Emergency Services) Trailer to be manned by a minimum of two licensed amateurs with UHF/VHF/HF capabilities. (General license or above x 2) - HF Go Box w/ digital data modes - UHF/VHF already installed. Primary location: Mark Twain Overlook, Secondary location: 4th Street Park.

2. MUSCOM Emergency Communications Truck - (Matt Shook-Director of Emergency Services) Truck to be manned by a minimum of one licensed amateur with UHF/VHF capabilities. (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF already installed.

The Salvation Army (have MOU)                                                 They have No radio between Oregon St and their Truck

1000 Oregon Street                                                                             Need operator / station at Oregon St to talk to Public Safety Bldg

Muscatine, IA  52761                                                                           Need operator / station if they add additional shelters

Contact: Lieutenant Cristian Lopez Azompa                                       Need operator to shadow driver of mobile truck

    Corps Officer

Office: 563-263-8272

Cell:

Fax: 563-263-762

Email: Cristian_Lopez@USC.salvationarmy.org

3. SALVATION Army 1 - 1000 Oregon Street / Muscatine, IA. - (Lt. Cristian Lopez-Corps Officer / Dr. Malcolm-Emergency Disaster Service Supervisor) Facility to be manned with a minimum of one licensed amateur with UHF/VHF capabilities. (Tech license or above) - SALVATION MOBILE - They DO NOT have radio communication with their truck, an operator will need to shadow the driver with a minimum of one licensed amateur with UHF/VHF portable (H/T) capabilities. (Tech license or above) - SALVATION Army 2 - Additional operator needed if satellite facility opened. Have emergency power available? Need for external antenna? - UHF/VHF Go Box (x 2 ?)

WX1NWS - National Weather Service Quad Cities (have MOU)   Have operator on duty during deployment,

9050 N Harrison Street                                                                          Bob Cannon - N9TPQ

Davenport, IA 52806

Contact: Doug Decherd - KC9HGP

Email: 

Phone: 563-386-3976

Central Region (KC): 816-374-5463

4. WX1NWS - Operator in place

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency (have MOU)  Contact - MUSCOM

5. All FEMA communications to go through Matt Shook - Muscatine County Director of Emergency Services

American Red Cross (have MOU)

1100 River Drive

Moline, IL  61265

Contact: Amber MacGrath

Phone: 309-743-2166

Phone: 309-781-5569 (direct line)

Email: Amber.MacGrath@RedCross.org

6. American RED CROSS - Muscatine, IA. - (Amber MacGrath) No office in Muscatine at this time. 2 Local responders to be shadowed with two licensed amateur with UHF/VHF capabilities. (Tech license or above) - H/T + batteries

  1. RED CROSS 1 - Casey McCallister - caseymccallister78@gmail.com - Cell: 563-770-0810 Alt: 563-260-5757

  2. RED CROSS 2 - Brian Rickard - celtic_wyndes_farm@yahoo.com - Cell: 573-289-5908 Alt: 573-289-3127

Trinity Hospital (need MOU)

1518 Mulberry Avenue

Muscatine, Iowa  527641

Contact: Adam Bailey

Phone: 

Email: Adam.Bailey@UnityPoint.org

Satellite: UnityPoint Clinic, 3426 N. Port Drive, #100, Muscatine, Iowa  52761

7. Trinity's Security Department can handle their own communications to the Public Safety Building, and has the equipment to send their own personnel and radio equipment to be able to handle their own traffic between facilities. TRINITY Hospital / UNITYPOINT 1 Clinic- 1518 Mulberry Ave. / Muscatine, IA. - (Adam Bailey - Security) Facility has own radio communications with MusComm, and has own radio equipment to be able to send their own operator to UNITYPOINT 2 - urgent care facility at 3426 N. Port Drive, #100 as well. No operators needed.

MPW - Muscatine Power & Water - Electricity (need MOU)      No need to install antenna and feedline on location

3205 Cedar Street

Muscatine, Iowa  52761

Contact: Ryan Streck - Control Center Manager

Phone: 563-262-3471

Email: RStreck@MPW.org

6. MPW - 3205 Cedar St. / Muscatine, IA. - (Ryan Streck) Facility to be manned with a minimum of one licensed amateur with UHF/VHF capabilities. No need for external antenna. Emergency power is available available (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Go Box. (They are rebuilding their Comm Center and an operating position and equipment will be provided once the project is completed).

7. DURANT, IA. - (Contact Needed) - Need information for municipal electric utility company serving that area. Need information for gas utility company serving that area. Have emergency power available? (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Go Box

 

8. WILTON, IA. - (Contact Needed) - Need information for electric utility company, (Eastern Iowa Light & Power - ITC/Iowa City) serving that area. Need information for gas utility company serving that area. Have emergency power available? (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Go Box

 

9. STOCKTON, IA. - (Contact Needed) - Need information for municipal electric utility company, (Interstate Power & Light) serving that area. Need information for gas utility company serving that area. Have emergency power available? (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Go Box

 

10. WEST LIBERTY, IA - (Contact Needed) - Need information for municipal electric utility company serving that area. Need information for gas utility company serving that area. Have emergency power available? (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Go Box

 

11. RURAL Muscatine County - (Contact Needed) - Need information for electric utility company (Alliant Energy?) serving that area. Need information for gas utility company serving that area. (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Mobile

The Police/Fire/Ambulance in the towns of Atalissa, Blue Grass, Fruitland, Conesville, Nichols and Stockton have radio contact directly through MusComm (Public Safety Building). Health and Welfare Services for those areas are handled through the entities already served in Muscatine.

The Police/Fire/Ambulance in the towns of West Liberty, Fruitland, Wilton, Durant, Atalissa, Blue Grass, Conesville, Nichols and Stockton have radio contact directly through MUSCOM (Public Safety Building). Health and Welfare Services for those areas are handled through the entities already served in Muscatine.

? Alliant Energy - 215 Oak St. / Muscatine, IA. - (Contact Needed) Facility to be manned with a minimum of one licensed amateur with UHF/VHF capabilities. Have emergency power available? (Tech license or above) - UHF/VHF Go Box