On August 20, 2022, KC0ODE announced cancellation of the September and October ARES meetings along with plans for upcoming exercises.
Is your station prepared for effective simplex operation? How rusty are your message passing skills? Here’s your chance to find out…
A portion of the July 24th Net will be spent practicing simplex message passing on 146.520 Mhz.
This exercise will commence after check-ins are completed on the W0ILO linked repeater system. The net will temporarily move to 146.520 Mhz under the direction of who will become the NCS for duration of this exercise.
More information about the July 24th Simplex Exercise—including a description of how operations will be conducted—is available in KC0ODE’s mailing list announcement.
ARRL has built an infrastructure for EmComm within our public service organization that we call the Amateur Radio Emergency Service®, or ARES®. This is both an organization and a framework for people to volunteer, take needed training, join a local group, and then practice or drill to ensure readiness when required. It is the responsibility of your Section Manager to ensure that the position of Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC) is staffed and managing emergency communications.
On April 29, 2022, ARRL News reported about a MARS HF skills exercise during early May 2022…
Members of the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will conduct an HF skills exercise from Monday night, May 2 through Saturday, May 7, 2022 to practice interoperability with the amateur radio community.