This Just In…   January 24th, 2015

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The January 2015 Newsletter is now posted

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VCARA net starts at 8:00 pm (local time) on 146.700MHz, negative offset, 100Hz tone

Jan 28 – Della, KE5GCG

Feb 04 – David, KF5VTJ
Feb 11 – Charlie, NM5CL
Feb 18 – Ralph, NM5RC
Feb 25 – Elvira, KD5UJQ

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Net Control Operators: if your plans change please contact Charlie at nm5cl@att.net

The following is the schedule for the Saturdays (9:00 am to Noon) the clubhouse will be open and what Board of Directors member will be on hand to open the facility. Click here for explanation of Saturday events.

Jan 31 – Ralph, NM5′RC

Feb 07 – Randy, KE5SAW
Feb 14 – Chris, W5CSG (VE Testing)|
Feb 21 – Cliff, KE0CP
Feb 28 – Charlie, NM5CL (ARES)

VCARA ARES Group – Updates   January 2nd, 2015

 ARES Group: Chris Gillespie, W5CSG, is the chair of the VCARA ARES Committee. He has also the Valencia County District Emergency Coordinator (VC-DEC). Charlie Lyon, NM5CL, is the VCARA-ARES Net Control Operator (VC-AEC).

♦ Tri-County ARES Net: This net runs every Thursday for coordination of ARES members from Socorro, Torrance and Valencia Counties. The net is held on the Capilla repeater, 146.96 mHz, and begins at 1930 hrs. Charlie, NM5CL is net control operator. All licensed operators are invited to check in to the net.

ARES Membership Form: posted 11/28/2012. Click Here ; Valencia County ARES Manual: posted 11/28/2012. Click Here

Event Scheduled (recurring) 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 am at Clubhouse: ARES meeting. Chris, our DEC, would like all ARES members to attend these meetings to receive training, participate in exercises, etc. If you are interested in ARES but not a member yet you are also invited to attend.

  Find FEMA courses required for ARES membership here:  http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp