McARCS can offer communications services for both disasters and public service events

Here is the schedule for some of the events that McARCS is planning for 2018 with event coordinators listed:

  • Annual coastal Tsunami Watch communications exercise – Cancelled by Mendocino OES
  • Annual school district earthquake damage report exercise – Open KJ6EIF
  • Communications for the Mendocino Ultra Marathon – April 21 WB9NJS
  • Communications for the annual “The Human Race” event in Ukiah – May 5th W6JRC
  • Annual County-Wide Health System communications exercise – May 10 WB9NJS
  • Heroes of Health and Safety Fair –
  • Communications for the annual “Mendocino Monster” bike ride event, Ukiah to the coast and return – June 10th KJ6EIF
  • Annual Nation-Wide Field Day communications exercise at the County Museum in Willits – June 23 - 24
  • International Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend Operating event, Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse – August 18 - 19
  • Annual State-Wide Shakeout exercise – October 18th - KC6MGM

We can offer communications for other events where ham radio can provide an essential safety or logistical service particularly where other forms of communications are not appropriate or available.


May 26, 2018 at the Redwood Academy in Ukiah adjacent to the entrance to the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds. Reservations required.

Contact Ken at for information and registration.