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

Ron Burke, KB9DJA
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February 18, 2020

1) The Hendricks County ARES Leadership would like to see how many Amateurs who would be interested in having a Near Vertical Incident Skywave (NVIS) event here in Hendricks County, on April 25, 2020. If you would like to have this event this year, please contact the Hendricks County ARES Administrative A.E.C. Ken Kayler, KC9SQD, at kakayler64@hotmail.com or the Hendricks County ARES EC, Ron Burke KB9DJA at kb9dja@gmail.com. Please let us know before March 31, 2020.


2) This year’s Dugger Hamfest, sponsored by the Dugger Amateur Radio Club, will be on February 29th.  It will be at the Dugger Community Building, located at 840 Hicum Street in Dugger Indiana. Talk in will be on 146.775MHz with a PL-Tone of 136.5Hz. For more information contact Jonathon Olvey KD9AMN at jonolvey@gmail.com or at 812-691-1653.


3) The Skywarn Severe Weather Training class, sponsored by the National weather Service (NWS), will be on March 14th, starting at 11am at the Hendricks County Government Building. This is located at 355 S. Washington, St. In Danville. Parking is on the North side of the building. Enter through the Northwest doors. Go up one flight of stairs, turn right and follow signs to Conference Rooms 4 & 5. This training class is free to everyone. This class will teach you how to spot bad weather and prepare for it.


4) The Brazil Indiana Hamfest, sponsored by the Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association, will be on March 14th at the Clay County Fairgrounds at 6550 N. Street Road 59 in Brazil Indiana. Talk in will be on the 146.685MHz with a Pl-Tone of 151.4Hz. For more information contact Chuck Procarione, W9COD, at famabc@yahoo.com or at 812-239-8061 or go to www.w9uuu.org.


5) There are only four weeks left of the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society (HCARS) amateur radio training classes. Those of you who are interested in getting a Technician or General license will have an opportunity here.

Location: Hendricks County Senior Services Center 1201 Sycamore Ln, Danville.
Time: From 7-9pm Wednesday nights.
Duration: Every Wednesday night from January 20th through March 18th.      
FCC testing: March 18th.

These classes will teach you about amateur radio, plus help by going over questions (from a pool) that may be on the test. For complete information go to the club’s website: at www.hcars.org.


6) The Hendricks County ARES Monthly Hospital Net will be on March 21st. Dave Leimemstoll, N9XOQ, will be hosting on 147.570MHz Simplex.  The net will start at 10:30am. These Nets are to test the propagation and equipment capability with a Net Controller as well as other amateurs in and around Hendricks County.


7) Coming soon....


8) Morgan County ARES has 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.


9) Both Hendricks Regional Health and IU West Hospitals have imposed visitor restrictions in their respective hospitals. In addition, IU Methodist in Marion County has done the same. Effective immediately individuals under the age of 18 (unless they are a patient or the parent/guardian of a patient), as well as anyone with the following symptoms: Fever, Cough, Sore Throat, Runny Nose, or Nasal Congestion must not visit patients in our hospitals.





 

•  Ron Burke, KB9DJA, said there would be a test of the 147.015 repeater immediately following tonight’s net.  Just check-in with call sign, location and receiving signal strength. Rick, W9DPN, will log check-ins.


•  Les Mobley, KD9LES, reminded everyone about the Morgan County Wednesday night c4fm (Yaesu System Fusion) net - (see item #8 above for complete details).







The Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society (HCARS) amateur radio training classes have already started. Those of you who are interested in getting a Technician or General license will have an opportunity here.

Location: Hendricks County Senior Services Center 1201 Sycamore Ln, Danville.
Time: From 7-9pm Wednesday nights.
Duration: Every Wednesday night from The 29th of January through March 18th.
FCC testing on the 18th.

These classes will teach you about amateur radio, plus help by going over questions (from a pool) that may be on the test. For further information go to the club’s website: at www.hcars.org.



The Hendricks County ARES will be hosting a training class on the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS) forms. This will include the uses of the forms, and how they are used and when they are used. The training will be on February 15, 2020, at the Hendricks County Senior Services Building located at 1201 Sycamore Ln. In Danville, from 1pm-3pm. Please RSVP to n9vam@sbcglobal.net, if you plan to attend.



Skywarn Severe Weather Training class, sponsored by the National weather Service (NWS), will be on March 14th, starting at 11am at the Hendricks County Government Building. This is located at 355 S. Washington, St. In Danville. Parking is on the North side of the building. Enter through the Northwest doors. Go up one flight of stairs, turn right and follow signs to Conference Rooms 4 & 5. This training class is free to everyone. This class will teach you how to spot bad weather and prepare for it.







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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

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.