ARES August Meeting

The meeting is this weekend 8/19/17 starting at 1pm. You can find directions here. The agenda will cover  September 10th Lake Monroe Amateur Radio Society (LMARS) Champions Ride  October 14 & 15 Bike MS 150 – This is just the current information and the September meeting will be dedicated to the October Bike MS 150  Net procedures before and after a deployment We look forward to seeing you there. — Karl … Read more

Bike MS-150 Signup by September 4th – Update

Updated on 8/18/17 Bike MS-150 is set for Saturday October 14 – Sunday October 15. This event is in support of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The county’s of St. johns, Flagler and Volusia station volunteers at rest stops and intersections along the route to support communications and help track riders. Last year, due to hurricane Matthew the Ms had to make route changes and Volusia was unable to participate. … 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.  https://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

MS Walk March 11th

Volusia AREs has been asked to provide communications during this years MS walk located in Ormond Beach. This is a 1.5 mile walk from the Casements, across the Granada bridge and back. We will be using simplex frequency 145.555 with no tone. An arrival time has not been provided but will be posted shortly. The end of the event should be by 1pm. VARES is asking for volunteer to help provide … Read more

February 18 ARES Meeting

This February 18th at 3pm will be the ARES monthly meeting. This is a public meeting and everyone is welcome. https://www.volusiaares.org/meetings/ Meeting directions. Agenda On March 11th we will be supporting the MS walk in Ormond Beach. This will be a 1.5 mile walk across the Granada bridge. It will start at the Casements. I should have all the details by meeting time. James WX4TV will be presenting proper net protocol … Read more

MS 150 For Volusia & Flagler Canceled

I just got the announcement that due to the devastation in Volusia and Flagler county’s the MS 150 has changed the route this year. The MS 150 will only be on Saturday and only in the north part of the route. Flagler and Volusia will not be included in the MS 150 route this year. They apologize to all the people that volunteered and thank you for all you do. Anyone still … Read more

September Meeting

This Saturday September 17 at 3pm will be the ARES monthly meeting. I will be sharing the MS 150 information that I have. We will also be covering programing and knowing how to use your VFO on your radio. The MS 150 will be October 22 and 23. Volunteers will be stationed at MS 150 rest stop along the bike route. Most stops will be located at a park or … 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