BERKELEY COUNTY, SC
ARES® SPECIAL EVENTS

HURRICANE EXPO(s)

 
New Home Charleston and WCBD News 2 have partnered to present a Hurricane Expo in August ofr 2006 & 2008. The event were held at the Gaillard Auditorium, in downtown Charleston, SC, as part of the Custom Home & Remodel Show.
 
The all-day expo was to inform Charleston area citizens on how they can protect themselves before, during and after a hurricane. WCBD News 2 Chief Meteorologist Rob Fowler broadcast his weather live from the Expo.
Berkeley County South Carolina ARES operated a VHF/UHF Amateur Radio station using battery power from the EXPO.
 
Numerous local, state and federal agencies and organizations participated.
The Expo was a great opportunity for the public to experience Amateur Radio and it's capabilities in times of disaster.
 
 

Last Modified: 16-Oct-2008 © Berkeley County, SC ARES®
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