[HamWAN PSDR] Victoria, BC and Seattle EOC are online

Benjamin Krueger ben.krueger at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 11:48:53 PDT 2016

Folks, this is fantastic. Not to overstate it, but I want to publicly
recognize that you're making a very real and non-trivial contribution to
the Northwest's ability to manage disasters. Really great work.


On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Brett Larson <brett.larson50 at gmail.com>

> Nice work everyone! It will be interesting to see how that link performs.
> I'm looking forward to having HamWAN here in the South Sound region and at
> our repeater sites.
> Brett
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Bart Kus <me at bartk.us> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Last weekend we put Victoria, BC on HamWAN.  It's by far our longest link
>> in the network, running 153km from Haystack.  We haven't yet optimized the
>> link (read: aligned the Haystack dish, or increased bandwidth, tweaked
>> timings) but it's capable of pushing 10Mbit as it is.  The Victoria group
>> also has a couple sectors which will hopefully get deployed soon and extend
>> HamWAN coverage into Port Angeles, Sequim, and The Islands.  They also have
>> plans to interconnect with BCWARN locally there, so that'll be a very fun
>> extension to the HamWAN network.
>> Yesterday we also put the Seattle EOC on HamWAN.  They have a strong link
>> which has been tested to push 90Mbit up and 80Mbit down.  I'm looking
>> forward to seeing some great emcomm exercises between Seattle EOC and
>> Snohomish DEM in the near future!
>> I should also point out that these two new accomplishments were not
>> funded by HamWAN.
>> --Bart
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