Welcome to Clatsop County, Oregon Aux Comm

Providing Amateur Radio Emergency and Public Service Communications Throughout Clatsop County, Oregon

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New EOC Frequency Matrix

Now available for members on Operations Documents page


Net Control Operators Needed!

Help with ARES NET on Monday evenings. It's an excellent opportunity to improve your radio skills.

Click here to contact Net Manager Robin KN0LL


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ATTENTION AUX COMM VOLUNTEERS

Please remember to record your volunteer hours.



Matt Lakin & Don Jacobs | August 10, 2017 | Knoxville News-Sentinel

Gatlinburg Wildfire Records Tell Story of Chaos, Confusion

Police officers, firefighters, rescue squad volunteers and dispatchers found themselves cut off from each other, trying to direct the battle against East Tennessee’s worst fire of the 21st century.

Everything failed in an instant.

Severed lines snuffed out power to the command center directing the emergency response to the deadly Gatlinburg wildfires the night of Nov. 28 and plunged firefighting and rescue efforts into darkness and chaos.

Sevier County began releasing records Wednesday documenting the confusion caused by the collapse of communications systems as fire swept into the city.

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