Hendricks County (Indiana) Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)


Don Somerville, KD9DHJ
mergency Coordinator
Hendricks County ARES

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June 30, 2020

1) Auburn’s Classic City Hamfest, sponsored by Northeastern Indiana Amateur Radio Association. It will be on July 11, 2020 at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, located at 1600 S. Wayne Street in Auburn, In. Talk-in will be on the 147.015 + (no tone). For more information contact Jack Dold, W9OWO, at 260-585-0408 or by w9owo@arrl.net or go to www.w9ou.org

2) The H.E.R.O. group will sponsor a Tailgate-Hamfest on Saturday, August 8th.
    -•- Location: Avon Methodist Church, located at 6850 East Hwy 36, Avon IN
    -•- Hours will be 9am to 1pm, with setup from 8am to 9am
    -•- Tickets: $5 at the gate • No set-up fee • Free parking
    -•- Children under 16, and youth that are FCC licensed under18 get free admission
    -•- Food and drinks will be available across the street at McDonalds
    -•- For more information, contact Ken Kayler, KC9SQD, at 317-874-7068 or
         at kakayler64@hotmail.com

3) The Hendricks County ARES monthly QSY Nets have been postponed until further notice.

4) Morgan County hams have a c4fm (Yaesu System Fusion) net every Wednesday night on 147.255MHz at 8:30pm – except the 4th Wednesday, which will be on 444.250MHz. Everyone is invited to participate.

5) The Hendricks County ARES Monthly Hospital Nets have been cancelled until further notice. This action is at the direction of hospital administrators.



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Local  Events
Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society club meetings: 2nd Monday of each month. HC Government Center at 7:00pm

ARES Net is held every Tuesday at 7:30pm on 147.015 MHz

As of August 2019, you must transmit an 88.5Hz sub-audible tone to access the repeater.

RACES and SkyWarn Nets are called as needed - 147.165 MHz

Hospital Radio Nets are on 147.570 MHz simplex at 10:30am, the 3rd Saturday of each month, EXCEPT November and December.. All Hams are invited to participate.

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ARES Press Coverage
Flyer Group newspaper about the Feb 14th Brownsburg Hamfest. You can check it out in the printed version, or click HERE for the on-line version.
American Legion magazine, March edition page 32. You can access the article by ckicking HERE.