ARES March 18th Meeting Time Change

During the February meeting it was discussed moving the ARES meeting time to 10am. Doing this would give people and ARES more time for activities in the afternoon. For now, this is just a temporary change just for the March and April meetings. If this time works better for our volunteers then we will make this a permanent change.    Meeting Agenda ED KA1G will be giving an NTS traffic handling … Read more

Chuck W4CFH Moving in April

Good evening everyone As some of you may know Chuck W4CFH has been planning a move out of state. The date is set for early April. This weekend will be his last ARES meeting. Chuck has server Volusia ARES for over 20 years. First as a volunteer and then as an AEC and net manager. Anyone wanting to wish Chuck a safe trip face to face is invited to come … Read more

March 11 MS Walk Updated on 3/9/17

REMEMBER: to signup on the Walk MS website. This way when you go to registration at the event your information is in place.  http://main.nationalmssociety.org/goto/VARES   Here is the assignment sheet with all the details for Saturdays Walk MS 2017. This is in PDF format and can be downloaded or printed. I highly recommend everyone print a copy and have it with you during the event. This covers assignments, tactical callsigns, … Read more

Brace for the Storm Workshop March 23

NOW is the time to sign up for one of the upcoming BRACE for the Storm Workshops because in less than three months the 2017 Hurricane Season will be upon us. The FREE internet based BRACE for the Storm Workshop is designed to provide information to homeowners on disaster mitigation techniques that may reduce damage to their homes from hurricanes and other disasters that threaten Floridians. In addition, homeowners will … Read more

ICS 100 & 700 Classes

The Volusia County Health Department will be holding free ICS-100 and ICS-700 classes every month for 2017. Everyone is welcome but you must pre-register with Gregory Melvin before you can take ether class. These classes can be taken online for free as well at https://training.fema.gov/nims/ After completing the class you will be given a certificate of completion. Please email a copy to kg4hbn@gmail.com or bring a copy to our next meeting. … Read more