Current Events

Simulated Emergency Test

Saturday, October 1 we will run a communications test. Here are several trainings that might help you prepare for this exercise.

  • Saturday, August 27 10A EDT/9A CDT – SET Overview & Initial Net Training
  • Wednesday, September 7 6:30P EDT/5:30P CDT – RRI Basic Telephone Net Procedures
    • This training session will cover how voice nets work, using proper prowords, and interactive exercises
    • Please use this link to register to attend
  • Wednesday, September 14 6:30P EDT/5:30P CDT – SET Training/Q&A
  • Friday, September 30 6:30P EDT/5:30P CDT – SET Final Review/Q&A
  • Saturday, October 1 9A EDT/8A CDT – SET Starts
  • Saturday, October 1 12:30P EDT/11:30A CDT – SET After Action Review
    • Please use this link to register to attend. It will occur immediately following the exercise

  • Full **Exercise** here. Contact K4KJN at or 863.241.1288 if you are interested in participating. (All volunteers are welcome.)

There will be an AUXCOMM class in Fort Pierce on Nov 4-6, Fri-Sat-Sun. Register via SERT TRAC

Vara FM for Emcom

Here is a great site with many topics

Portable and Field Day Suggestions

Remember MESSAGE MONDAY, we are learning to select and use WinLink ICS message forms. Please respond with the appropriate message anytime on Monday.  

Sunspots and Propagation

Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, discussed solar activity and how it  impacts ARES operations.  He is the Central Division Director for ARRL, an author of several books, and  EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) Committee Chair.  Here is the link to the presentation.  The passcode is dig$393D