Volunteers Providing Emergency Communications for Multnomah County, Oregon

BEECN

Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node – “A BEECN is a place to go in Portland after a major earthquake to ask for emergency assistance if phone service is down, or report severe damage or injury.” Multnomah County ARES volunteers and NET volunteers participate in exercises to test radio communications between the PBEM ECC, Portland fire stations, and BEECN sites.

Learn more:
BEECN web page