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

Ron Burke, KB9DJA
mergency Coordinator
Hendricks County ARES

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Ron Burke, KB9DJA, was nominated for the 2014 Technical Excellence Award given by the Indianapolis Radio Club Council (IRCC).   Click HERE for details

Ron Burke, KB9DJA, IRCC Outstanding Amateur of the Year award recipient for 2014. You can click HERE for a picture of the award presentation. Click HERE for a close-up image of the award. Congratulations Ron !

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June 18, 2019


1) This year’s Hendricks County Field day sponsored by the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society, will be on Saturday June 22 thru Sunday June 23rd, from 2pm Saturday to 2pm Sunday. It will be at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds, located at 1900 East Main Street in Danville. Setup will be at the Grandstands located on the Northeast corner of the Fairgrounds. Stay tuned to the Hendricks County ARES Weekly Nets for further details.

2)  Attention all Hendricks County ARES members and all Amateurs:
With the trouble we are having with the 147.015 N9HC repeater, we ask that you, for now, to please use the high-power setting of your radio. The club is hoping to have the repeater working properly soon. If the repeater is down during the Hendricks County ARES Weekly Net, please use 147.570MHz SIMPLEX as the backup frequency.  Please stay tuned to the Hendricks County ARES Weekly Nets for updated information.

3)  The Indianapolis Hamfest, sponsored by the Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association, will be on July 13th and 14th at the Marion County Fairgrounds - located at 7300 East Troy Avenue in Indianapolis. Talk-in will the 146.76MHz analog with (-) offset and an 88.5Hz tone. The repeater is also Fusion equipped (no tone). For more information go to www.indyhamfest.com or contact Bill Akin, K9YDO, at wtakin@gmail.com or at 317-829-6868.

4)   The next Hendricks County ARES Hospital Net, will be on July 20th. The Net will start at 10:30am with Wayne Michael, AC9HP, hosting from Hendricks Regional Health Hospital.  As usual, 147.570MHz simplex will be used for the net. This Net is to check the capability and performance of our radios with a Net Control Station as well as other Hams in and around Hendricks County, during an Emergency and/or Disaster.

5)  The first West side Tailgate Fest for 2019, sponsored by the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) and Communications Technology Support (CTS). will be on July 27, 2019. At the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), located at 7251 W McCarty St, in Indianapolis. From 8am till 12pm. For more information stay tuned to the Hendricks County ARES Weekly Net. The W9AIM Elmer’s Network Radio Station will be setup.




Zack Minniok, KD9HIG, invited everyone to check into the Putnam County The net starts at 8pm (every Tuesday), on the 147.330MHz repeater. An 88.5Hz sub-audible tone is required for access.

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


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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

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.