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Testing Eric

Testing Eric

We have now had our new control vehicle (Eric) for 3 months. Today was an opportunity for two team members to further test its communication systems so as to enhance our operational capability.

Using the inbuilt repeater system we set up next to Cartmel church and using M4 set off to various locations along the Lyth Valley, Backbarrow, Whitbarrow and Scout Scar. At all these locations we managed to communicate with another team member in Kendal. Something we were previously unable to do.

We then moved down to a location near Grange and set up our satellite system, we switched off the vehicles 4G system and rerouted it via satellite. We then successfully ran our internal computers and radio communications purely on satellite (a team first). Eric is proving to be a very valuable asset to the team and once again we send our thanks to everyone who has donated to the team, making what we do possible.

Christmas Cheer with Harrison Drury

Christmas Cheer with Harrison Drury

This year, the team has been Harrison Drury Solicitors’ chosen charity. Last night team members Dave, Kath and Tony were invited to their Christmas drinks social evening. We were presented with a cheque and further donations raised during the year. Fund raising activities included the 3 Peaks Challenge and a concert by the company’s own… Continue Reading

Northern Sky Release

Northern Sky Release

The team would like to wish Northern Sky good luck with the cd release tomorrow 23/11/18. The Kendal group have been instrumental this year in raising funds for the team via gigs and personal challenges. An ideal stocking filler. Continue Reading

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

Kendal Mountain Festival weekend proved to be as popular as ever. Members of the team and searchdog Skye were happy to be out and about meeting people. We also had the priviledge once again to lead the 10k runners for the start of the fell race after they had been set off by Jonathan Brownlee.… Continue Reading

Community Campaign Award for Westmorland Gazette

Community Campaign Award for Westmorland Gazette

Congratulations to the #WestmorlandGazette for winning the Community Campaign Award at this years O2 Media Awards 2018. The award was in recognition of the “Readers to the Rescue” campaign that they spearheaded. This resulted in the team reaching its £40,000 new vehicle target quicker than we could ever of imagined. Team Chairman Dave H, Team Leader Dave… Continue Reading

Team AGM

The team held its AGM last night, as well as the appointment/re-appointment of team members in key roles within the team it was also a time to celebrate milestones achieved by two members of KMSRT. Harry Ashcroft received a certificate for 40yrs service to MR which included his time with RAFMRT and Duddon & Furness… Continue Reading

New Mobile 2 Arrives

New Mobile 2 Arrives

When the oldest (Mobile 3) meets the youngest (Mobile 2). Two team members drove to Pickup Systems on Thursday to take ownership of the newest vehicle to be added to our fleet. We would like to thank Pickup Systems for carrying out the conversion. The purchase and subsequent conversion of M2 was only made possible… Continue Reading

Emergency Services Day

Ever wondered what equipment the emergency services carry to various incidents? What a casualty feels like strapped into a Bell Stretcher? How modern technology has improved response times?. Then take some time out to come along and enjoy the Emergency Services Day on Sat 27th October 2018 Continue Reading

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