PSE: Resolution Run 31 December
November 30th, 2016
|December 31, 2016|
|7:00 pm||to||9:00 pm|
Resolution Run 5K Beavercreek High School, 2660 Dayton-Xenia Rd (at Fudge Drive)
VE test session and potluck snacks before
we provide comms and light the course with our headlights—we are never short of volunteers for this one, but don’t miss out!
Contact Bob, N8ADO
PSE: UGLY SWEATER REINDEER RUN & WINTERLAND WALK 10 December
November 30th, 2016
|December 10, 2016|
|11:00 am||to||2:00 pm|
On Saturday December 10 we have a different 5K run to help out with this year! This year we have the UGLY SWEATER REINDEER RUN & WINTERLAND WALK.
The Start and Finish will be at the Xenia Station 150 Miami Avenue Xenia OH 45385. The event will be on the Bike Path so we will only have about 6 locations that need covered, plus a couple bicycle mobile operators would be very useful due to the limited access.
Operators are asked to report by 11am for assignment. The event starts at Noon. NET Operations will be on the XWARN 147.165 repeater.
More info can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/186084665167274/
ADDITIONALLY, if you are interested, we will be gathering beforehand at TUDORS Biscuit World (810 W 2nd St) Breakfast at 9:30. This is a buy your own breakfast, but they have AWESOME FOOD and we’ll have some GREAT CAMARADERIE!!
PLEASE email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help out!
Thanks!! Mike Crawford KC8GLE
PS WEAR YOUR UGLY SWEATERS!!!
Bob Rhoades, KC8WHK, District 3 DEC, SK
November 24th, 2016
Robert E. “Bob” Rhoades, age 71, of Piqua, Ohio, and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 3:47 PM in Darke County, Ohio, due to an automobile accident.
He was born on February 3, 1945 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Eugene Franklin Rhoades and Clara Florence & Robert (Mannix) Stauffer. Bob is survived by his wife of 45 years, Margaret “Peggy” (Sedam) Rhoades whom he married on February 6, 1971; sons, Rob & Jeff Mullins of Dallas, TX, and Chris Rhoades of Greenville; sisters and brother in law, Sandra Hoying of Greenville and Debbie & Steve Brandt of Greenville; brother and sister in law, Tom & Angela Stauffer of Oldsmar, FL; brothers in law and sisters in law, Carol & Mike Gray of Houston, Ohio, Kay & George O’Neill of Hollywood, FL, and Rick & Karen Sedam of Piqua, OH; special friends, Corbin & Skylan Robison; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his father and mother in law, George & Joan Sedam.
Bob was a firefighter retiring from the Greenville Fire Department. He also was a former employee with the Ohio Department of Health working within the Hazmat Department. He was an amateur ham radio operator and loved all aspects of trains. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville and St. Boniface Catholic Church in Piqua.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 310 S. Downing St., Piqua, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Tom Bolte celebrant. Burial will follow in the Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 5-8 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to National Fallen Firefighter Association at <http://www.firehero.org/> www.firehero.org. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com
MVPT Issue 24 August
August 24th, 2016
Dayton SKYWARN issued an MVPT page when it was activated Thursday afternoon, the 24th at 1633.
There were a large number of bounce backs from users with AOL accounts.
It appears to be an issue with AOL. I would suggest you check your mail settings and ensure your spam filters are not rejecting the messages.
One suggestion to ensure that the address that issues the MVPT messages is entered into your AOL contacts list: email@example.com
If you have any questions on how to take these steps please contact AOL.
ARES Net Back Up Repeater
June 15th, 2016
If the 145.110 is not available, the designated backup repeater is the Montgomery County ARES 146.640 MHz with a 123.0 Hz tone.
If Dayton SKYWARN is active and the 146.640 is in use, the net will be moved as determined by the DEC or NM and Net Control operators.
As a final option, listen on 145.11 simplex for any announcements as to where the net has moved.
2016 Public Service Event List
April 6th, 2016
Here is a list of known Public Service Events in our area for the rest of the year. It is NOT meant to be all inclusive. Detailed posts for each event will be published here as more information becomes available.
12/31/2016 Sat 1900-2100 Resolution Run Beavercreek HS, Dayton-Xenia at Fudge 5k, VE test session, potluck snacks before, we provide comms and light the course with our headlights—we are never short of volunteers for this one, but don’t miss out! [N8ADO]
Updated Preble County Information
February 17th, 2016
Preble County ARES has a new web site at:
Contact information for the EC , Gary, NJ8BB, has also been updated
New Miami County EC
September 4th, 2015
There is a New ARRL Emergency Coordinator appointed for Miami County ARES.
DAVID B STEIN, KC9NVP
2920 Hickory Wood Drive Troy, OH 45373
Thank you for your support of ARES, I have enjoyed serving as your Miami County EC the past 8 years. Please give David your full support and cooperation.
David E. Robinson WB8PMG
May 1st, 2015
After over 10 years of being hosted on the febo.com servers through the kind generosity of John Ackerman, N8UR, the Miami Valley Priority Traffic (MVPT) list is transitioning to a new server. A hearty thank you to John for developing the MVPT list and his support of it over the years.
The Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club (BARC) has graciously agreed to be the new home of the MVPT list. Special thanks to Don Parker, KB8PSL and Russ Roysden, N8NPT for making this happen.
Anyone that was subscribed to the old MVPT server has been transferred to the new server and you should have received a subscribe notification message. No action is required on your part to continue receiving messages.
The new site to subscribe or manage your subscriptions is:
Notifications will now be coming from firstname.lastname@example.org. Please update any spam filters you may have to accept these messages.
Our first test of the new system will be during the District 3 ARES Net Wednesday, May 6th at 8:00PM Local.
New Ohio Section Emergency Coordinator 9 Jul 14
July 9th, 2014
Just wanted to let you all know that we now have a new Section
I want to introduce you to Stan Broadway, N8BHL. Stan has an extensive
background in Emergency Services and ARES. He is currently also the
Emergency Coordinator for Delaware County.
Here’s just a “short list” of what Stan has been up to over his
years of “service..” to the public
• Deputy Sheriff
Fire / EMS
• Volunteer firefighter, EMT/Bridged (30 years)
• Technician level Haz Mat
• Incident Command, long list of FEMA courses
• Extensive training creation and delivery (tabletop, incident, and
• Grant development
• Certified APCO Comm Center Manager
• Technical experience developing repeater-based systems
• FCC Amateur Radio “Extra” class license (highest possible)
• Built and configured console system in the early days of the
Tornado Spotter Net at National
Weather Service, Columbus
• Over 20 years experience as police/fire dispatcher in busy Columbus
• Familiar with newest mobile technology in radio/RF/IT/dispatching
• Webmaster, fire and emergency sites
Disaster / Tornado
• Control Operator for 14 years, member of management team Central
Ohio Severe Weather Spotters Network (N.W.S. National Recognition)
• Developed, wrote, and presented training seminars across Ohio
• Xenia, OH Tornado outbreak (34 fatalities) established EOC and
worked on management team with
• Later consulted with Columbus on findings and results
• Several other large-scale tornado outbreaks with damage and injury
• Blizzard of ’78 experience
• Member, Port Columbus Air Crash committee (two years)
• 18 years managing, training and budgeting computer operations and
• Extensive national awards for journalism and web applications
• Extensive planning experience (1,5 and 10 year planning)
As you can see, Stan is extremely qualified to take the reins as
Section Emergency Coordinator..
I’m very proud to have Stan join the Section Cabinet as our SEC..
Stan can be reached at: email@example.com
Please welcome Stan as the new Section Emergency Coordinator for the
ARRL Ohio Section
Section Manager: Scott D Yonally, N8SY