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ARES/RACES Meeting Tonight 10-12-17

Just a reminder: the ARES/RACES meeting is tonight, 10-12-17  at 7 p.m. It will be held at 615 N. Highland Street, Gastonia, NC, @ the Gaston County Emergency Operation Center. We will be discussing emergency communications as always, AND doing some hands-on practicing using our radio gear located at the EOC.

If you’re interested in helping serve the public in emergencies, come on in!

73,

DE

Bill Stevenson

AJ4JZ

Gaston County ARES/RACES EC

ARES MEETING 8-10-17

Just a friendly reminder that the ARES meeting is Thursday, 8-10-17 at 7 p.m. at the EOC on N. Highland Street in Gastonia.

We will be discussing the recent FEMA SET and also learn all about the Yaesu FTDX-1200 HF radio.

If you are an amateur radio operator or, you have technical bent and a heart for public service, please consider joining ARES! You can serve the community in a marvelous way by providing emergency communications in times of need.

Hope to see you there!

 

 

A.R.E.S Simulated Emergency Test 5-23-17

The Gaston County A.R.E.S. is going to conduct a “Simulated Emergency Test” (SET), Tuesday, May 23 at 1400 (2 p.m. local). It will begin on the 147.120 MHz (100 Hz tone) N4GAS repeater and then proceed to other frequencies as Net Control directs. It will include FM repeater work, FM simplex work, D-Star simplex work, DMR repeater work and DMR simplex work.

Headlining this test will be the debut of the ARES station that is a new installation at the City of Gastonia Police Department. We will be testing the station’s reception and capabilities.

This will be a directed formal net. If you would like to participate, please check in with Net Control at 1400 (2 p.m. local) and follow the directions.

73,

Bill Stevenson

AJ4JZ

Gaston County ARES/RACES EC