Emergency Kit

Go-Bag, Deployment Kit, Fear-Gear, etc.   Whatever you call it.  there are several items you should have with you during any deployment or activation.  Preferably, they should be packed into a kit, a box, bag, briefcase, whatever, kept in your vehicle or ready to grab and go from home. Here are some ideas for what to have in your kit: Greene County (Ohio) ARES has a list of suggested items on their Jump Kits Page.

Orange County (CA) RACES has a very extensive suggested emergency supply  list.

This page on Emergency Communications Lessons Learned in Hawaii covers training and mental preparation in addition to equipment.

Steve KB1DIG & Kim KB1GTR  have a some nice ideas for a “Box station” and their own take on a “Go Kit”. Lots of good ideas and things to try.

The most important item to bring with you to an event is: