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

Wednesday Survey Canceled

The shelter survey set for Wednesday August 2nd has been canceled. We can not get accurate results from a survey with the repeater having reception issues. The technicians with the county are currently working on resolving the problem. We will reschedule the survey as soon as the repeater is back to working condition. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. — Karl Martin KG4HBN Emergency Coordinator Volusia Amateur … Read more

Field Day Testing Session Time Change

The testing session scheduled for 9am has been moved to 3pm. The powerpole workshop is still scheduled for 3pm but will be held outside. If you can not make the workshop at 3pm you are still welcome to come out any time during the field day event. It doesn’t take long to show you how to make the changes. I hope this does not present any inconvenience. Karl Martin KG4HBN

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

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

Daytona 500 ARES NET

Volusia ARES will have an open net on Sunday February 26 starting early afternoon for the Daytona 500 race. This net will run until the end of the race.  This will be an open net and the repeater will be open for regular amateur use. During the net, net control will be taking check-ins and everyone is welcome to check-in. We ask that you keep longer spaces between transmissions.  Everyone enjoy … Read more