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

Ron Burke, KB9DJA
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mergency Coordinator
Hendricks County ARES

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June 12 2018

1)  Hendricks County Field Day 2018, sponsored by the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society, will be June 23rd & 24th.  It will be at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds Grandstand, located at 1900 E Main Street in Danville. Enter through Gate 4 off of CR. 200 E. Stay tuned to next week’s net for updates.

 

2)  The Hendricks County ARES QSY net will be held the fourth Tuesday each month. The frequency that the net will use will be announced the night of the QSY net. These nets are held to check the ability to change frequencies in an emergency. All amateurs are encouraged to participate.

 

3)  Hendricks County ARES is looking for Amateur Radio volunteers who would like to be trained in Emergency Radio Communications.  These trained operators will be used to operate either the Hospital Radio equipment or any field work using amateur radio in Hendricks County during an emergency or disaster. If you are a licensed  Amateur Radio Operator and would like join us in providing Emergency Radio Communications, e-mail Ron Burke, KB9DJA, at KB9DJA@gmail.com.

 

4) The next Hendricks County ARES Hospital Net will be on Saturday Morning June 16, 2018. Dave Leimenstoll, N9XOQ, will be hosting from Hendricks Regional Health Hospital in Danville, and Jake Stellmack, KI6PKV, hosting from IU Heath West Hospital in Avon. This Net start at 10:30am and will be operating on the 147.165MHz repeater frequency (no sub-audible tone).  All Amateurs are encouraged to participate.

 

5) The 48th Annual Indianapolis Hamfest and ARRL State Convention, sponsored by the Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association - will be on July 13th and 14th at the Marion County Fairground.  The location is 7300 East Troy Ave in Indianapolis. Gates open on Friday from 2pm to 7pm. Gates will be open   from 6am to 2pm on Saturday.  All Indoor sales start at 7am.  Talk-in will be on the 146.160MHz repeater (no sub-audible tone). For more information Contact Bill Akin, K9YDO, at wtakin@gmail.com or by phone at 317-829-6868. You can also go to http://www.indyhamfest.com.

 

5)  The 48th Annual Indianapolis Hamfest and ARRL State Convention, sponsored by the Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association - will be on July 13th and 14th at the Marion County Fairground.  The location is 7300 East Troy Ave in Indianapolis. Gates open on Friday from 2pm to 7pm. Gates will be open   from 6am to 2pm on Saturday.  All Indoor sales start at 7am.  Talk-in will be on the 146.160MHz repeater (no sub-audible tone). For more information Contact Bill Akin, K9YDO, at wtakin@gmail.com or by phone at 317-829-6868. You can also go to http://www.indyhamfest.com.

 

6)  If you are looking for experience in emergency communications, consider helping with one of the public service events in the area. Go to http://www.indyhams.org.  Look on the left side of the page, under the heading called Upcoming Events, to find some good choices.

 

7) It’s always available: go to http://www.training.fema.gov/is, and earn the National Incident Management certifications that you do not already hold. To participate in all types of incidents, you will need IS-100b, IS-200b, IS-700a and IS-800b. These courses are a vital part of the Hendricks County ARES training.


 


 

 


 Ron, KB9DJA, announced that the Hendricks County Field Day, sponsored by the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society (HCARS), will be on June 23rd and 24th.  Radio setup will begin at 12 noon.  Hendricks County Commissioner, Bob Gentry, will be reading the Amateur Radio Proclamation at 1 pm.  The actual Field Day event will begin at 2pm.


  Ron also announced that the IU Health West Hospital Net will NOT run in July and August, due to hospital construction.  The Hendricks Regional Health Hospital Net will continue on the normal schedule. 







The various meetings and nets mentioned above are all training opportunities.  Please participate in as many as possible.

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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:
Weak signals can get into the repeater better when transmitting a 123.0 Hz tone.  However, a tone is NOT required.



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.