Radio Sites and Bad Weather

Hey Firefighter Mic here! It sure is rainy and blustery out, not surprising this time of year in the Northwest! Speaking of icky weather, one of things we have to do when we are building radio towers is make sure that they can withstand bad weather conditions! For example radio towers have antennas and microwave…

Site Visit Preparedness

  Hey there! It’s Firefighter Mic again. Officer Squelch and I have been busy collecting safety supplies to keep in our vehicles for the PSERN team. You may think it is a simple as driving to a radio site and starting work. If only it were that simple! Thing is we never know what we…

Coming to a Dispatch Center Near You!

Happy Monday Peeps! Mic here! Hope everyone had a great weekend. When we talk about the PSERN project people first tend to think about radio towers or radios that first responders use in their cars or carry around. However, even more important, when you call 911 a dispatcher answers the phone and sends police officers,…

Kicking the New Year Off Right!

Happy New Year friends! I’m back, well rested and ready for an exciting and busy 2016! Thanks for stopping by my blog. This is where I will keep you updated on project happenings! PSERN Mascot Mic posing for a photo. We started off the new year welcoming several new team members to the PSERN project. As part…

Hi I’m Mic! Welcome to My New Blog!

Wow. I’ve only been on the PSERN team for a couple months and I already have my very own blog! As PSERN’s new mascot, this is exciting because I will have an opportunity to share my adventures with you as I travel to sites, do outreach, attend important meetings…this will be the place to keep…

PSERN Will Enhance Communications During Flood Season

A King County Emergency Management crew works fast and furious to clear a drain as water rises on the road. Photo Courtesy of King County Office of Emergency Management  During the rainy season, King County Emergency Management crews work long hours to clear drains so that County residents will stay safe driving on the road. PSERN will…

Better Communication in Winter Weather

King County Roads clearing a residential street during a winter storm. Photo Courtesy of King County Roads Division Each winter, King County Road Crews are hard at work keeping the streets clear so residents can move around town safely. However, King County has grown significantly over the years which means there is more streets to…