ARES Meeting on July 15th At 1PM

This Saturday is the monthly ARES meeting. It will be held at the normal meeting location but at a new time 1pm. You can find directs here. Meetings Agenda Field day results and lessons learned. Repeater, shelter and hospital survey. The last week of this month or start of August we will have a survey to check for changes in the 147.240 and other repeaters antenna pattern and strength. We … Read more

Submit Your Volunteer Hours

Starting June 1st and ending November 31st we want you to start submitting your volunteer hours at a chance to win a Amazon.com gift card. First prize: $20 Gift Card Second Prize: $10 Gift Card Third Prize: $5 Gift Card To participate go to volusiaares.org and click ARES>Volunteer Hours and submit the hours you volunteer. Hours are counted in 30 minute increments. 0.5 = 30 minutes 1.0 = 1 hour. … Read more

Field Day 2017 1 Month Away

Field Day 2017 is one month away on June 24th and 25th. If you plan on attending field day this year or want to bring out food or drinks to support the volunteers at field day, this is the time to let us know your plans. Go to https://www.volusiaares.org/field-day-2017/¬†and fill out the form to help coordinate efforts. You can also contact me directly at. Karl Martin KG4HBN Emergency Coordinator Volusia … Read more

April Monthly Meeting

VARES will be holding it’s monthly meeting on April 15th at 10 AM at the Volusia county fire training center located at 3889 Tiger Bay Road, Daytona Beach 32124. We will be discussing this year’s field day, new location and new coordination. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Karl Martin KG4HBN Emergency Coordinator Volusia Amateur Radio Emergency Service kg4hbn@gmail.com P/T 386-756-9861 volusiaares.org

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

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

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

ARES Meeting January 21

This Saturday the 21 at 3pm will be the monthly ARES meeting. This is a public meeting and everyone is invited. You don’t need to be a member of ARES to participate. The topics at this month’s meeting will be. Winter Field Day – Winter Field Day starts on January 28. We will cover all the details and coordination. Upcoming events – There are a few upcoming ¬†events we will … Read more