Due to the rapid rise in the incidence of COVID-19 cases in the State of Florida and due to the lack of availability of suitable locations, Volusia ARES regrettably has to cancel the planned training session that was scheduled to … Read more
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, the meeting has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Due to the approach of newly-named tropical storm Nestor, which is forecast to make landfall tomorrow morning in the big bend area of Florida, Volusia ARES is canceling its participation in the Simulated Emergency Test tomorrow. As of 15:00 Friday, … Read more
The two-day Bike MS-150 is November 23ed & 24th 2019. The event starts in northern St Augustine and goes south to Hilton in Daytona on A1A. The next day they ride back to St Augustine. If you would like to … Read more
Funeral service for Sam Mastrogiacomo, Mark Mastrogiacomo KE2WC’s brother will be held on October 11th, 2 PM at Edgewater-New Smyrna Cemetery 700 Ridgewood Ave, Edgewater Fl 32132. Everyone is welcome to be there.
Keep an eye on Tropical Storm Dorian. The latest NHC track brings it ashore just south of Volusia County as an 80 mph hurricane on Sunday night, with the track forecasted over Volusia County through the night. Keep in mind … Read more
Today I have sad news. Mark KE2WC’s brother Sam has lost his battle with cancer. Anyone who has met Mark has met his brother. They were both always active in VARES, participated in many public events, local clubs and both … Read more
If I haven’t had the chance to meet you over the last several months, I am Jessie Smith, a meteorologist at NWS Melbourne. I’ve worked with Derrick and Scott closely over the last couple of years to learn the ins … Read more
Doug Hubbs K4DMH passed away yesterday. Not many people know, but he was diagnosed with cancer. It was early, and they didn’t see any issues in his recovery. Due to complications, he passed. Doug was licensed in 1978 and has … Read more
Volusia ARES is at the 2019 Hurrican Expo located at the Volusia County Fair Grounds. Everyone is encouraged to come out and learn ways to prepare for this years hurricane season. Thanks to @VCEmergencyInfo for having us. #vcprepares