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BLACK SWAN 17 OPBULL 7

posted Oct 7, 2017, 9:21 AM by C. Matthew Curtin

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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 070710Z OCT 2017

FM NNO5HD OHMR OH

TO ALL BLACK SWAN 17 EXERCISE PARTICIPANTS

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UNCLAS

SUBJ: BLACK SWAN 17 OPBULL 7


  1. NO-PLAY: HURRICANE NATE IS MOVING TOWARD GULF COAST SOUTHERN UNITED STATES. CONTROLLERS ARE TO ADVISE ALL STATIONS TO REMAIN AWARE AND YIELD TO REAL-WORLD/NO-PLAY TRAFFIC.

  2. BLACK SWAN 17 INTENSE ACTIVITY PERIOD STARTS 071000Z OCT 2017.

  3. BLACK SWAN 17 Interoperability Net will operate as needed on Ch 4 during Intense Activity period 7-8 OCT.

  4. Participating organizations should see earlier OPBULLs to be sure that they have all pertinent instructions. https://sites.google.com/view/blackswan/2017/operations-bulletins

  5. 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. A FAST-MOVING STORM IS MOVING THROUGH SOUTH DAKOTA WITH STRONG WINDS IN EXCESS OF 80 MPH. THOSE STORMS ARE MOVING THROUGH IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA AND OHIO TODAY.

    4. SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGHOUT IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, AND OHIO.

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


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