Have A Safe And Fun Field Day

Field Day 2016 starts this Saturday. The official start is 2PM local time and runs 24 hours. At the AG center the doors will open at 9AM for testing that will start around 10AM. We start setting up antennas at 11AM. Talk-in for this event is the 147.240 T123.0. for directions and other information, please visit out Field Day page at.¬†http://www.volusiaares.org/field-day-2016/ I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Field … Read more…

No June ARES Meeting

Good afternoon. There will be no meeting for the month of June due to field day. our monthly meetings will resume on July 16 at 3 PM as normally scheduled. I hope everyone has a fun and exciting field day this year. Karl Martin Emergency Coordinator Volusia A.R.E.S kg4hbn@gmail.com

TS Colin 5am Update

The National Hurricane Center has posted it’s  5am update for TS Colin. BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM COLIN ADVISORY NUMBER 8 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032016 500 AM EDT TUE JUN 07 2016 …CENTER OF COLIN MOVING INTO THE ATLANTIC EAST OF THE GEORGIA COAST… SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT…0900 UTC…INFORMATION LOCATION…31.6N 80.6W ABOUT 110 MI…180 KM NE OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA ABOUT 90 MI…145 KM SSW OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA … Read more…

TS Colin 2pm Update

TS Colin was located 245 W of Tampa moving NNE at 15 MPH with sustained windows of 50 MPH. TROPICAL STORM COLIN DISCUSSION NUMBER 5 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032016 1000 AM CDT MON JUN 06 2016 The satellite presentation of Colin does not resemble that of a classical tropical cyclone, with the thunderstorm activity and strong winds well to the east of the center. Satellite, buoy, and … Read more…