30 September through 6 October 2020
Including ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) Weekend 3-4 October

Headline: TEST ONLY Black Swan IPAWS Message from FEMA Transmitted over High Frequency Radio TEST6,TEST6,TEST6,

Description: Thanks from FEMA Strategic Integration to all participants in the Black Swan Exercise

Participating Organizations

Many thanks to all volunteers and organizations participating in exercise play this year.

Sponsor: 4th Civil Support and Sustainment Brigade (OHMR)


  • FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) R&D


  • US Coast Guard Auxiliary

  • 121st Air Refueling Wing (Ohio Air National Guard)

  • 179th Airlift Wing (Ohio Air National Guard)

  • Ohio Emergency Management Agency AUXCOM

  • National Traffic System (NTS), Ohio Section, American Radio Relay League (ARRL)

  • Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), Ohio Section, ARRL

  • Affiliates of Radio Relay International

  • Brian F. Griffin, MD, DAAPM

  • Buckeye Net

  • Central Ohio Poison Center

  • Central Ohio Traffic Net

  • Clinton County ARES

  • Columbiana County Ohio EMA AUXCOM

  • Coshocton County ARES

  • Cuyahoga County ARES

  • Delaware County ARES

  • Eastern Ohio Amateur Wireless Association (Belmont County)

  • Fairfield County ARES

  • Franklin County Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service

  • Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security AUXCOM

  • Greene County ARES

  • Guernsey County ARES

  • Hamilton County ARES

  • Jefferson County Ohio ARES

  • Lake County ARES

  • Licking Co. ARES

  • Lorain County ARES

  • Mahoning County ARES

  • Marietta Memorial Hospital AUXCOM

  • Medina County ARES

  • Montgomery County ARES

  • Noble County ARC

  • Northwest Ohio ARES Traffic Net

  • Ohio Digital Emergency Net

  • Ohio Single Sideband Net

  • Preble County ARES

  • REACT International

  • Salvation Army SATERN West Mi. N Indiana

  • Seneca County ARES

  • Tri-County Traffic Training Net

  • Warren County Amateur Radio Emergency Service

  • Washington County ARES

  • Wayne County ARES

  • Wood County West Virginia ARES

  • Wyandot Area Ham Operators Organization