These photos combine the "behind the scenes" making of the LVRA ARRL contest video with an ARES training exercise and the LVRA MCC vehicles' participation in the annual "Zombies Go Rouge" interoperability EMCOMM exercise held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. LVRA and ARES members join forces to demonstrate not only the MCC vehicles' superior communications capabilities but ARES members versatility in handling whatever challenges come their way. [be sure to scroll thru the pictures.]
LVRA MCC EMCOMM vehicle on the way to ARES meeting for demonstration
Bill Smith (W7HMV) Clark County ARES EC and LVRA member explains how LVRA is making an ARRL contest video about ARES training and the LVRA MCC vehicles' participation in an annual EMCOMM exercise.
LVRA and Clark County Neveda ARES members Dennie Little (KE7WOD) (center) and Glenn Hale (KB7REO) (far right) attend the meeting.
Frank Kostelac (N7ZEV) gives presentation to ARES members on the LVRA MCC vehicle
Clark County ARES members inspecting the LVRA MCC vehicle.
Frank (N7ZEV) explains MCC details to ARES member.
Part of what the operator sees, and this has been updated with newer video and TV displays.
Elliott (W7EB) discusses the LVRA MCC with an ARES member.
Elliott (W7EB) demonstrates how the ATV dish is put together.
LVRA volunteer looks on as Frank and Elliott instruct.
The 2013 annual "Zombies Go Rouge" interoperability EMCOMM exercise held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Elliott (W7EB) prepares the LVRA MCC vehicle for the EMCOMM exercise.
As the EMCOMM exercise is about to begin, Lee (N7LD) and Elliott (W7EB) wish a fellow participant good luck!
The exercise is finally under way as Evaluator Lester Smith (KF7BTT), Clark County Communications Specialist begins his inspection.
Lee (N7LD) responds to an excise coordinators' request.
Even though the LVRA MCC vehicle was among the smallest in size, it boasted the highest antenna mast! Good things sometimes come in small packages.