Special August Meeting

  We will have special guests at this month’s meeting on August 20 at 3pm located at the fire training center.     We will have Strait Hollis kt4ya the section emergency coordinator for North Florida section.     Steve Szabo wb4omm the Section Manager for North Florida     Jim Judge the director for Volusia County Emergency Management.     They will be discussing ARES and how Important we are to the county and taking questions from … Read more…

Bike MS 150 October 22 & 23

This October 22 and 23 is the bike MS 150. The bike riders ride down from Jacksonville beach to Daytona beach Hilton then return the next day.     We have been asked to provide backup communications and help track riders along the route and at rest stops.     If you would like to volunteer for one or both days my contact information can be found below.     Please include.     … Read more…

July Meeting

This Saturday July 16 at 3PM will be the VAREs monthly meeting. You can find direction here. Here are just a few topics we will be covering. Field Day results Coke Zero Results MS150 in October Some website updates August special guests I hope everyone had a good holiday and I look forward to see you Saturday. Karl Martin EC

Coke Zero Race

This Saturday July 2 at 7:30PM we will be starting a standby net for the Coke Zero race that starts at 8:00PM. We will be taking check-ins in the case ARES needs to be activated on the 147.240 T123. The repeater will still be open for anyone to use during the net. Please leave a few seconds between transmissions in case the net needs to be activated or reports need … Read more…

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…