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

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

Brace for the Storm Workshop March 23

NOW is the time to sign up for one of the upcoming BRACE for the Storm Workshops because in less than three months the 2017 Hurricane Season will be upon us. The FREE internet based BRACE for the Storm Workshop is designed to provide information to homeowners on disaster mitigation techniques that may reduce damage to their homes from hurricanes and other disasters that threaten Floridians. In addition, homeowners will … Read more

ICS 100 & 700 Classes

The Volusia County Health Department will be holding free ICS-100 and ICS-700 classes every month for 2017. Everyone is welcome but you must pre-register with Gregory Melvin before you can take ether class. These classes can be taken online for free as well at https://training.fema.gov/nims/ After completing the class you will be given a certificate of completion. Please email a copy to kg4hbn@gmail.com or bring a copy to our next meeting. … Read more