Hour by hour recap of BCARES flood events
Here are the REVISED TALLY numbers for BCARES from the 41 of 43
participants reporting in. This now includes the final days of
operations in Yardley. During this event the following should be
Operations were ongoing for 7 days.
- 43 Amateur Radio operators participated - 40 BCARES, 3 other affiliation
- Resource requests offered: NJ - 3 County/Sections; PA - 3 County/Sections
- 2 Shelter Operations manned: Perkasie; Wm. Penn (Yardley)
- 6 EOC Operations manned: Bucks, Nockamixon; Yardley; Perkasie; Falls; Lower Bucks Red Cross
- 3 Additional sites manned: Yardley Borough Hall; Yardley Command Post: Yardley FD
- 3 Rover Units Utilized: Neshaminy Creek Measurement; Delaware Pictures; Breech Assessment
- 5 BCARES Members participated in Damage Assessment work with Bucks County EMA
- Total man-hours logged: 864
- Miles Driven: 2,114
- Cost of Amateur equipment use: $ 71,609. This does not include the repeater systems of K3DN - 147.090, WA3BXW - 147.300 and the UHF repeaters.
- Non-reimbursed out of pocket dollars spent: $ 866. Some of the items not reimbursed were food, office supplies, copies, clothing, phone calls, phone card, fuel, personal items, batteries and misc hardware items.
The total numbers shown above underscore the commitment that BCARES has for Bucks County and all who live here. Thanks again to all who volunteered so much to handle this emergency. Bucks County, ARRL and our county neighbours are proud of your selfless efforts, hard work and professionalism.
With "Special Thanks" again from me and best 73's