Basics of emergency activations
ARES steering team is offering an overview of what every member needs to know in an emergency situation. This is a voluntary class for all Tier 3 members who feel they would like more training. Some of the things we will be covering but not limited to:
- Background of ARES
- Resource nets
- Radio usage
- Special forms
- Contacts needed
- Does and Don’ts
We will be holding the training right after the NCARC meeting on June 16 approximately 10:30 AM at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 1360 Sculptor Dr Loveland, Co. No reservation is necessary to attend, hope to see you there
New Net Script
Please be advised there is an updated script for the weekly nets. This new script should be used starting on 4/4/2019.
The new script can be found under the Documents section of the web site, or through this link.
2019 Skywarn Training
The 2019 Skywarn training will be held in Fort Collins for the Larimer/Weld counties groups. The date we have reserved at the Ft. Collins Police Dept. (2221 S. Timberline Rd Ft. Collins, CO 80525
) is Saturday March 30, 2019 beginning at 9:00 AM
Following the NOAA presentation there will a session by ARESR3D2 geared towards the Amateur Radio communication as it relates to spotting/reporting storms.
Both of these sessions are open to anyone whose wishes to attend. Lunch will be available for $5; pizza and soda.
Director, Skywarn ARES R3D2
Channel Utilization Updated!!
The latest version of the Colorado ARES Region 3 District 2 Channel Utilization is live and posted throughout the website where you're used to seeing it, as well as below along with a CHIRP file for your convenience.
Channel Utilization v4.3d (PDF)
CHIRP File of v4.3d (CSV)
Just a couple of minor corrections, and added the RMHAM 447.750 linked repeater to the list.
(Released March, 2019)
Region 3 District 2 covers Larimer and Weld counties in Northern Colorado. We are in the Northeast All Hazards Region. For full details on how ARES is organized in Colorado, visit the state's region/district page.
Don't forget our weekly Net at 19:00 on Thursdays on the 447.275 repeater