ARES Public Event & WestVARS Tailgate

This Saturday April 22nd 2017 will be the Westvars tailgate & ARES public event. It will be held at the Deland Lowe’s located at 303 E International Speedway Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724. The tailgate starts at 8:00 AM and end around 12 PM or 1 PM.

ARES will have a HF and VHF station setup to promote amateur radio and emergency service to the public. Everyone licensed or not are welcome to participate and get on the air.  To practice emergency deployment we ask for volunteers to arrive at 7:30 AM to help assemble the antenna and equipment. 

You can find directions and contact information below. We hope to see you there.




Karl Martin KG4HBN
Emergency Coordinator 
Volusia Amateur Radio Emergency Service