Monday, December 16, 2019

The BOLO Net

Join us for the weekly BOLO net on DMR Talk-group 311070.The BOLO net is a joint effort of the members of the Wayne County &  Silver Creek amateur radio clubs as well as Wayne County ARES.
The net meets every Monday at 8pm (eastern time).

Friday, December 13, 2019

Mr. President

Congratulations to Jerry Stroup  for being elected as President of the Wayne County Amateur Radio Club last night!

Saturday, November 16, 2019

ARES Meeting on December 2nd.

Join us on December 2nd at 6:30pm as we make plans to increase community service for 2020.
The location is the Wayne County Emergency Operations Center located at 201 W. North St Wooster Ohio 44691.

In addition to discussing events or 2020 we will also discussing the following...

  • Preparation  for an ARES callout. What equipment and skill will you need?
  • Flgidi demo and net information.
  • DMR radio codeplug sync.
  • Working with first responders. How to gain acceptance.
  • A tour of the Wayne County EMA and 8500 dispatch center.
We plan to be finished by 8pm.
While RSVP is not required, it would be helpful to know how many plan to attend. 
Please message me here in this page or sign-up on ARES connect if you can.

I hope you can join us!

Thanks

Doug Hunter KE8JNH


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

After Action Report


On October 5th the Wayne County ARES group participated in a statewide Simulated Emergency Test (SET).
The scenario involved a three day statewide powder outage that would require radio operators to be deployed to every police/fire station in the county as well as the two hospitals. These operators would be expected to relay simplex radio traffic back to the EOC located in Wooster.
At 9:40am a text message was sent to all ARES members using the Wireless Emergency Communication system. The message requested members to check in to a simplex net on 146.550 at 9:50AM for further instructions.
At 9:50AM  a total of seven members “checked in” to the net and were directed to the various locations in Wayne County and told to check-in via radio upon arrival.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Wayne County ARES will be playing a part in the 2019 Nationwide Situational Emergency Test

Hey gang, I am excited to say that Wayne County ARES will be playing a part in the 2019 Nationwide Situational Emergency Test (SET). This event will be taking place on Saturday October 5th.

The good news is that nearly anyone can play a part in this. No special training or equipment (a 2 meter mobile is helpful) is required. In a nutshell the exercise is designed to allow us to create a map that outlines simplex 2 meter coverage. To do this right we need YOU to play along.

On the day of the event we will operate in the spirit of the exercise. Remember, the power has been out for days, and conventional communication has stopped. Yes, even the 2 meter repeaters are silent. As a result of this outage, I will NOT be able to contact you by phone on the 5th. The alert for help will go out over 146.460 simplex.

The BOLO Net

Join us for the weekly BOLO net on DMR Talk-group 311070.The BOLO net is a joint effort of the members of the Wayne County &  Silver Cr...