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BLACK SWAN 17 OPBULL 3

posted Oct 3, 2017, 3:03 AM by C. Matthew Curtin   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 3:20 AM ]

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BLACK SWAN 17 EXERCISE DIRECTOR

C.M. CURTIN, SPC (OH), HHC/2/4 OHMR

CHARLES.CURTIN@OHMR.OHIO.GOV

+1 614 398 0045

KD8TTE BEXLEY OH 43209



R 030955Z OCT 2017

FM NNO5HD OHMR OH

TO ALL BLACK SWAN 17 EXERCISE PARTICIPANTS

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SUBJ: BLACK SWAN 17 OPBULL 3


  1. BLACK SWAN 17 Interoperability Net recent session summaries:

    1. NNO5HD OH, net control 60M Ch 4, 021000Z OCT. Included amateur station from MS. MT63-1kL reports.

    2. AFA7MV IA, net control 60M Ch 4, 030704Z OCT.

    3. AFA7MV IA, net control 60M Ch 4, 040001Z OCT. Covered AO, with 4 U.S. Government Stations and 9 amateur stations. MT63-1kL OPBULL 2 transmission.

  2. BLACK SWAN 17 Interoperability Net will operate on Ch 4 during Build-Up period 3-6 OCT:

    1. Morning session 1000Z

    2. Evening session 0000Z

  3. BLACK SWAN 17 will suspend 60M operation at 081955Z OCT 2017 to yield for FEMA Region V net held on Ch 4. BLACK SWAN 17 will continue operation on Ch 4 at the conclusion of that net through ENDEX 151000Z OCT 2017.

  4. HFALE is welcome but not specified for BLACK SWAN 17. Record HFALE availability and activity for inclusion in AAR/IP and possible specification in future exercises.

  5. NWS Wilmington has created exercise traffic for its area; elements of SKYWARN will be active during Intense Activity to provide weather injects. Controllers without SKYWARN coordination will need to create their own weather injects.

  6. Controllers are to advise players of the following EXERCISE INFO according to their procedures:

    1. SEVERE WEATHER IS FORECAST FOR REGION FROM IOWA THROUGH ILLINOIS AND INDIANA TO OHIO THROUGH SUN 8 OCT.

    2. DEVELOPING SYSTEMS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING STRONG STORMS, INCLUDING DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL, AND FLASH FLOODING.

    3. FORCES ARE CALLED TO MONITOR FOR DEVELOPMENTS AND ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS.


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