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

 

Don Somerville, KD9DHJ
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mergency Coordinator
Hendricks County ARES

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August 4, 2020

1) Amateur radio Tech License class will begin on Saturday August 15th. The second session will be on Saturday August 22nd, with testing in the afternoon of the 22nd. If you are interested, please Contact Gordon Cotton, W9GKC, for more information at KD0EWM.IN@gmail.com.



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 under 18 get free admission
     •  DOOR PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN AWAY DURING THE EVENT
     •  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) The Southern Gateway Radio League C4FM digital “Fusion" net, normally held on the W9ZSK 147.255 repeater in Martinsville, Indiana will be moved to the W9ZSK 444.250 repeater on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 8:30 P.M. (Eastern Daylight Time) to allow Wires-X users to access the net from beyond the repeater's regular coverage area. This will be a directed net and all participants are asked to pause between transmissions to allow Wires-X users to connect & disconnect. Wires-X users should connect to the N9AWU room #43978. Click HERE for complete net details.



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







 


There was a question concerning whether or not masks would be required at the tailgate. Don, KD9DHJ announced that we should follow the Governor's mandate and suggested wearing masks.








Amateur radio Tech License class will begin on Saturday August 15th. The second session will be on Saturday August 22nd, with testing in the afternoon of the 22nd. If you are interested, please Contact Gordon Cotton, W9GKC, for more information at KD0EWM.IN@gmail.com.

The Southern Gateway Radio League C4FM digital “Fusion" net, normally held on the W9ZSK 147.255 repeater in Martinsville, Indiana will be moved to the W9ZSK 444.250 repeater on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 8:30 P.M. (Eastern Daylight Time) to allow Wires-X users to access the net from beyond the repeater's regular coverage area. This will be a directed net and all participants are asked to pause between transmissions to allow Wires-X users to connect & disconnect. Wires-X users should connect to the N9AWU room #43978. Click HERE for complete net details.

 








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AGENCIES SERVED by
HENDRICKS COUNTY
AMATEUR RADIO:

Hendricks County Sheriff, HC Emergency Management Agency, Plainfield PD, Avon PD, Brownsburg PD, Avon Fire Dept, Indiana EMA, National Weather Service, Hendricks County Hospitals, the Citizens of Hendricks County

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

Note:
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.