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== Emergency numbers ==
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This will be the second Open Radio Miniconf, this time part build'a'thon, part lightning talks.
  
'''The phone number in New Zealand for all emergencies is 111'''. You will be asked which service you require (Fire, Ambulance or Police).
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There are three specific aims for this coming LCA, the three layers;
  
You can call 111 free from cellphones, landlines and phone boxes. You can also call 111 from any mobile even if it has no SIM card.  If you miss-dial and ring 911, 999 or 000 you will likely find this would also connect you to 111, though this is not recommended. The international [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/112_(emergency_telephone_number) GSM emergency number] 112 also works.
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1) Build an understanding of radio and build an SDR transceiver to cover an ISM band and the HAM HF bands.
  
== Emergency Services in Auckland ==
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2) Build an understanding of the software required to Rx and Tx
  
===Police===
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3) Encourage software developers to study existing over the air protocols and start to design new ones.
The New Zealand Police are a one-stop-shop for all issues relating to Policing, Law Enforcement and Traffic:
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* Emergency (immediate threat to life or property): Dial 111 and ask for Police.
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* Traffic issues/complaints/rants (without immediate threat to life or property): Ring *555 from your mobile
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* Non-Emergencies: Ring your local police station. For the CBD, ring Auckland City District Headquarters on +64 9 302 6400. Or you can go to the city station located at the corner of Cook and Vincent Streets in central Auckland.  
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See also http://www.police.govt.nz/contact-us/calling-emergency-111
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That might not sound like a lot, but we still have a big challenge to complete the second goal. The third is obviously ongoing and we hope to be able to help facilitate new works on the ISM and HAM bands.
  
==== Incidents on the University campus ====
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Mark VK5QI has decided that his experience with the [http://www.norcalqrp.org/files/Tayloe_mixer_x3a.pdf Tayloe mixer] with [http://www.qsl.net/zl1wtt/I&Q.htm  I&Q] as used in the SoftRocks is firm ground on which to build. He has been inspired by [http://nt7s.com/2014/06/a-prototype-for-a-si5351-based-ssb-rig/ some new SSB project by NT7S], using a newly available DDS, the multiple output [https://www.adafruit.com/search?q=SI5351&b=1 SI5351]. Completing the picture, the controller is the well known [http://arduino.cc/en/Main/arduinoBoardNano Arduino], designed by Massimo Banzi (check the recent [http://soldersmoke.blogspot.com.au/2014/09/soldersmoke-podcast-165-arduinos.html soldersmoke podcast #165]).
  
If an incident takes place on the University campus you can telephone University Security on +64 9 373 7599 extension 85000, or dial 85000 directly if you use an internal University telephone.
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So moving forward the second prototype is currently on the workbend at Marks QTH. The software stack, while complex can be simplified to using existing applications like [http://w1hkj.com/Fldigi.html FLDIGI] or building the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Radio GNU Radio][http://gnuradio.squarespace.com/ stack].
  
=== Ambulance ===
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Following on the the how in the now, we need to look forward. Thinking about the existing protocols, the current ways of encoding data on the wire and over the air, we are aiming to approach the design of new over the air protocols.
St John operate the urgent ambulance in Auckland (and 97% of NZ). They, as well as other ambulance companies, also provide 'event' or 'public service' first-aid and carry out non-urgent patient transfers.
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For New Zealand residents, Accident-related Ambulance services are paid via ACC. Medical calls are chargeable (invoiced after-the-fact, in the order of $85 per time). Non-residents in a non-accident related injury can expect to pay (after the fact).  Dial 111 and ask for Ambulance.
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==== Auckland Hospital ====
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We are currently working through the materials for the build'a'thon. Once we are happy with them we will update this page and put an announe here.
Auckland Hospital is one of NZ's biggest with full inpatient, outpatient service and nearly all major specialities represented, operated by the Auckland District Health Board.
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Their Emergency Department is equipped for walk-in patients 24/7, and there is also an adjacent specialist facility for Children (Starship Childrens Hospital and Emergency Epartment).
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Note that hospital services may may come at a cost to non-residents.
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For further information, Phone: (09) 367 0000 or visit http://www.adhb.govt.nz
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Address:
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In the mean time the [http://vk5fj.net/?p=558 CfP is open].
  
  Auckland City Hospital
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73 Kim VK5FJ
  2 Park Road
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  Grafton
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There are also many private medical practices and 'Accident and Medical Clinics' across the region, however these are often more expensive than the Hospital for non-accident calls or for non-residents.
 
  
=== Fire & Rescue ===
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== Attendees ==
The New Zealand Fire Service are equipped for both Fire and Rescue across all urban areas in New Zealand, with a wide range of capabilities including Fire, Rescue, HAZMAT and also a medical first-response capability that supports the Ambulance service (so if Ambulance are summoned to cardiac arrest or other severe cases, you may see a Fire truck as part of the first response).
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Fire Stations are located all across Auckland with a target SLA of arriving at any urban address within 4-5 minutes of being called.
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In the Auckland CBD even a basic call may result in anywhere from 2-6 trucks depending on standing risk assessment for the call address and type, and the first will usually arrive within 2-3 minutes.
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Emergencies: Ring 111, ask for Fire.
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Please add a page for yourself and link it here so we can get an idea of numbers and notify you of updates.
  
Non-Emergencies: Northern Communications Centre (09) 486 7948
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* Name - Callsign, if you have one
  
Police, Fire and Ambulance talk to eachother electronically when dispatching calls, so you only need to call one service (the one most urgently required) in the event of an incident where 2 or more of them are needed to attend.
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- [[User:Kim Hawtin] Kim], VK5FJ
 
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=== Other Services ===
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Services such as Civil Defence, Animal Rescue or any other need, will be arranged through any of the three main services. If in doubt, Police is the best service to ask for.
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Revision as of 12:31, 27 October 2014

This will be the second Open Radio Miniconf, this time part build'a'thon, part lightning talks.

There are three specific aims for this coming LCA, the three layers;

1) Build an understanding of radio and build an SDR transceiver to cover an ISM band and the HAM HF bands.

2) Build an understanding of the software required to Rx and Tx

3) Encourage software developers to study existing over the air protocols and start to design new ones.

That might not sound like a lot, but we still have a big challenge to complete the second goal. The third is obviously ongoing and we hope to be able to help facilitate new works on the ISM and HAM bands.

Mark VK5QI has decided that his experience with the Tayloe mixer with I&Q as used in the SoftRocks is firm ground on which to build. He has been inspired by some new SSB project by NT7S, using a newly available DDS, the multiple output SI5351. Completing the picture, the controller is the well known Arduino, designed by Massimo Banzi (check the recent soldersmoke podcast #165).

So moving forward the second prototype is currently on the workbend at Marks QTH. The software stack, while complex can be simplified to using existing applications like FLDIGI or building the GNU Radiostack.

Following on the the how in the now, we need to look forward. Thinking about the existing protocols, the current ways of encoding data on the wire and over the air, we are aiming to approach the design of new over the air protocols.

We are currently working through the materials for the build'a'thon. Once we are happy with them we will update this page and put an announe here.

In the mean time the CfP is open.

73 Kim VK5FJ


Attendees

Please add a page for yourself and link it here so we can get an idea of numbers and notify you of updates.

  • Name - Callsign, if you have one

- [[User:Kim Hawtin] Kim], VK5FJ