Volusia ARES and Daytona Beach Amateur Radio Association (DBARA) are holding a joint field day operation.

When: Starting June 27th (Sat) until June 28th (Sun). Setup starts at 8:30am; testing will be at 10:00am; operations will continue over night until 2pm on Sunday; teardown at 2pm Sunday.   Where: Volusia County Fairgrounds  – 3100 E New York Ave, DeLand, FL 32724.   This is a great opportunity to see different types of equipment, computer tracking, check out DBARA’s GOTA (Get On The Air) Station or just hang … Read more


From: NFLSEC@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 11:16 AM To: Subject: [NFLSEC] FW: NFARES NET FREQUENCY Importance: High     Please note the Net change below and distribute this information on your web pages, and local nets, newsletters and the like.   73! Steve Szabo WB4OMM NFL Section Manager ARRL, The National Association for Amateur Radio™ 386-566-2085 wb4omm@arrl.org       From: J.C. McArdle Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 9:53 … Read more

2015 Florida Statewide Hurricane Exercise

Attached is the “tentative” handout/ExPlan for us in the NFL Section – tentative date is Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 from 0900 to 1200 hours EDT (0800 to 1100 hrs in the Panhandle). This information to be discussed at the next ARES meeting. NFL Section ARES Requested Participation Summary:  Task #1:  Activate your group; staff your local EOC (real or simulated); deploy members to any two served agencies (hospital, fire house, … Read more

Walk MS 2015

MS society is sponsoring their Walk MS event on the morning of Saturday March 7th. The event will be held in Ormond Beach at the Casements Rockefeller Gardens and will consist of a trek across the Granada Bridge and back. ARES has been requested to provide Amateur Radio support for the event and has created an Incident Briefing and Communications plan (attached). WalkMs-ICS201-20150222docx WalkMs-ICS205-20150222docx At this point we still need a net … Read more