If you are a Volusia ARES® member, it is required that you have current Skywarn Basic and Advanced certification in order to be deployed in an emergency. You need to retrain every two years. The NWS in Melbourne, FL has … Read more
The July 2020 Volusia ARES meeting will be held at the DeLand Elks Lodge starting at 11:30 AM. This location has enough room for social distancing, but we will still be wearing facemasks in light of the increase in incidence … Read more
Due to the rapid rise in the incidence of COVID-19 cases in the State of Florida and due to the lack of availability of suitable locations, Volusia ARES regrettably has to cancel the planned training session that was scheduled to … Read more
Volusia ARES will hold it’s June 6th meeting at Sunrise Park 1135 Riverside Dr, Holly Hill, FL 32117 starting at 9 am. Topics being discussed. Simplex net test results. 2020 Field Day. Hurricane Season 2020 planes. Everyone is welcome and … Read more
The May 2020 VARES meeting is cancelled because of COVID-19. We will hold a de facto meeting on the KV4EOC repeater on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 1900 EDT.
Tonight’s VARES weekly net will also include a SIMPLEX drill. Net control will be set up at the Volusia County EOC with a portable tower and will call the net as usual beginning at 19:00, EDT on the KV4EOC (147.240 … Read more
Volusia ARES will be conducting a simplex RF survey on April 1, 2020 at 17:30. We will start the exercise by holding a net to take check-ins on the KV4EOC repeater (147.240 +600 Tone 123.0). When checking in, please provide you … Read more
November 23rd & 24th is the Bike MS 150 and we need your help! There are still rest stops and SAG vehicle volunteers needed. For the first time, all communications are being handled by amateur radio operators and without your … Read more
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, the meeting has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Due to the approach of newly-named tropical storm Nestor, which is forecast to make landfall tomorrow morning in the big bend area of Florida, Volusia ARES is canceling its participation in the Simulated Emergency Test tomorrow. As of 15:00 Friday, … Read more