Schedule of Events

Weekly Net:

BACS hosts a weekly net on Tuesday mornings at 9 AM on the Sehome Hill repeater (442.3 MHz, 5MHz + offset, and tone squelch 88.5 Hz). BACS HAM operators call in from various firestations and home locations.

A report is then given to the county Emergency Communication net that meets at 9:20 AM on the Sumas Mountain repeater (145.23 MHz, 600kHz – offset, and a tone of 103.5 Hz).


We meet monthly on the third Wednesday of each month at 1700 (7:00 p.m.) at the Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center (WUECC) at 3888 Sound Way near the Bellingham airport. For more information, send an email to  Some minutes to past meetings are available here.

Events & Training:

SEAFEAST – Saturday & Sunday, October 14 & 15. BACS members will have a booth and will be stationed at several critical locations throughout the event.