147.240 Repeater Repaired

The Volusia ARES primary repeater has been repaired. It should be working as it was before the issue occurred. If you discover any new issues, please report them to the Emergency Coordinator. James WX4TV ec@volusiaares.org

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The proposed meeting canceled

The proposed meeting for Sunday, October 11, has been canceled. The November ARES meeting is TBD. The information will be posted here as soon as it is available. The November ARES meeting is TBD. The information will be posted here as soon as it is available.

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The 147.240 (+600 kHz, Tone – 123.0 Hz) Repeater is Having Issues

The Volusia ARES 147.240 repeater took a lightning strike over a month ago and we are not allowed to have access to the repeater to fix it. The Volusia County communications people are aware of the problem and have ordered the parts to fix the repeater. We do not have an estimated time to get… Continue reading The 147.240 (+600 kHz, Tone – 123.0 Hz) Repeater is Having Issues

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Volusia ARES September Meeting

The September 2020 Volusia ARES® meeting will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 11:00 AM at the DeLand, Florida Elks Lodge, which is located at. Talk in will be the 147.240 T123 repeater. Google Maps Directions Remember to bring your ICS-214 forms.  We will help you complete the forms for ARES activities during… Continue reading Volusia ARES September Meeting

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Hurricane Isaias – Informational Net TONIGHT at 8:00 PM

Volusia ARES will be holding an informational net about a possible deployment for Hurricane Isaias tonight, August 1, 2020, at 8:00 PM. All Volusia ARES members should make plans to be available for this net. James Lea – WX4TVVolusia ARES Emergency Coordinator

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Hurricane Isaias – Volusia ARES at Level III, Monitoring

With the approach of Hurricane Isaias later this weekend, Volusia ARES will be moving to Level III, Monitoring at 12:00 EDT today, Friday July 31, 2020. The Volusia County Emergency Management has not indicated that Volusia ARES will need to deploy to shelters or the EOC, but all members should be checking their radios, batteries,… Continue reading Hurricane Isaias – Volusia ARES at Level III, Monitoring

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Volusia ARES July 2020 Meeting and ARES Net Training Session

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 of COVID-19 cases in Florida. We have a LOT to cover this month, so this… Continue reading Volusia ARES July 2020 Meeting and ARES Net Training Session