Net Training Program: No Self Deployment
May 22nd, 2013
PSE: Little Miami Triathlon 2 June
May 22nd, 2013
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New District 3 DEC : Bob Rhoades, KC8WHK
March 27th, 2013
It is with great pleasure to announce the appointment of Robert (Bob) Rhoades KC8WHK, of Piqua, OH, to the position of District Emergency Coordinator for District 3. District 3 includes Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties.
Bob has an extensive background in the fire service as well as education and training in the fire service. He’s also the Darke County Emergency Coordinator and will remain as EC until such time Bob finds his successor.
Bob is taking the reigns from Alan Stone KB8RPO who is retiring and moving out of state. I thank Alan for his years of service and wish him the best of luck on his new adventure. Please join me in congratulating Bob on his new appointment by sending him an email to email@example.com.
Matthew Welch W8DEC
Ohio Section Emergency Coordinator
ARRL – The National Association for Amateur Radio™
Public Service Event: GOBA 15-22 June 2013
February 18th, 2013
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The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) starts Saturday June 15th and runs until Saturday June 22nd.
This event travels through Champaign, Clark, Miami, Montgomery, Darke, Mercer, Auglaize, Allen, and Shelby counties.
Many ham volunteers are needed for this event. Contact your local ARRL EC for more information.
Weekly Net Training Programs
January 9th, 2013
Mike, N8QHV has volunteered to provide short training programs during the weekly District 3 Net.
Summaries of the programs will be posted under the Net Information menu under Training.
So if you miss the net, you can still catch up on the latest training items.
Clark County ARES Website
November 14th, 2012
Clark County has a new web site. Still under construction but already has a lot of good information.
Visit it at: http://clarkcountyares.info/index.html
November 10th, 2012
Every Sunday evening at 9pm Local The Miami County ARES-RACES Emergency Services Net is held on the W8FW/R 145.23- Repeater. Unless there is interference, the Repeater is NO PL, but if there is interference a PL of 100hz may be used.
Immediately following The Voice Net, a Digital Net is held on the same frequency. Digital Mode (starting out) is MT63 2000hz, Long (64bit) Interleave with a center waterfall frequency of 1500hz.
Every Thursday evening at 8pm local time The Piqua ARC Net is held on The 147.21+ W8SWS/R. This Repeater recently changed to a 67hz PL due to interference.
Ohio ARES HF Net Tuesday evenings
September 19th, 2012
W8SGT is facilitating an HF net every Tuesday at 1800L (6PM) on the Ohio ARES Admin frequency 3875 KHz LSB and 7240 KHz at about 1820L (6:20PM) also on Tuesday nights local time. All frequencies +/- QRM
Once the voice nets are completed, look for a digital net:
The Dial frequency is 3582khz USB
Mode (starting out) is Olivia 500/16, with a center waterfall frequency of 1000hz.
The nets are run from the State of Ohio EOC and ALL are welcome to check in.
From the Ohio Section ARES Page
Upcoming Public Service Events
September 19th, 2012
Here’s a list of upcoming Public Service Events not already listed here. More details on each event as they come available.
12/31/12 Resolution Run, Beavercreek High School
OH Statewide Digital HF Net
August 15th, 2012
The Ohio Section is developing plans to use Digital HF for emergency communications. Part of this will be a regular ARES Digital HF Net.
To head development of this net, OH SEC, Matt, W8DEC, has appointed Official Emergency Station and Preble County AEC Gary Hollenbaugh NJ8BB as the Net Manager for the Statewide Digital HF Net. Gary has been given the “green light” to develop and implement this project as he deems fit.
District 3 DEC Al, KB8RPO, is fully behind this effort and encouraged everyone to download the chosen software during the District 3 ARES Net on 15 August.
The software packages are fldigi and flmsg. They can be downloaded for free at: http://www.w1hkj.com/. There is an online wiki and there is a downloadable PDF with good information located at and even a YouTube video
Please note that fldigi runs on a variety of platforms such as Windows, Linux and Mac, and can be used as a general purpose HF digital program for general PSK31, etc. operations .