Delaware County’s Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Participates in National Field Day Exercise

This week, Delaware County’s Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), the FCC-licensed volunteer amateur radio operator organization trained and managed by the County’s Department of Emergency Services, was excited to participate in the Amer...

2024-06-25 Join FEMA, CISA, and NCPD for a Cybersecurity Webinar on Wednesday, June 26

Please join FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) on Wednesday, June 26 from 2 – 3 p.m. ET for an in...

ARES PRESS RELEASE: Invitation from ARES of Delaware County to Field Day Exercise, June 22nd & 23rd

ARES of Delaware County would like to extend an invitation for you to meet the COUNTY amateur radio operators as we participate in the national Field Day event. Public hours are: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024, between 3pm and 6pm. Sunday, June ...

2024-06-10 Delco ARES Monthly Meeting - Radnor Township Municipal Building 301 Iven Ave Wayne - Field Day Planning with Trailer

The weather forecast for today looks wonderful, with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature in the mid 70s.  Perfect for planning our field day activities coming up at the end of this month.  We will also use this time to do some work on...

2024-05-23 May 25th - Red Cross Ancillary Exercise

There were limited opportunities for participation in the 22 May Shippensburg PEMA exercise. All the clubs, ARES and unaffiliated hams that had expressed interest were not able to be accommodated. So, here is another chance to get involved....

2024-05-22 PEMA ACS Statewide Exercise Notification - via Winlink, HF and DMR Brandmeister

Please see this notice below about a PEMA ACS state-wide exercise scheduled for tomorrow, May 22nd, from 11a to 2p.  You can participate easily by sending messages via Winlink to KB3NIA.  They will also be taking voice checkins on HF (7.250...

2024-05-13 ARES of Delaware County Monthly Meeting - Tour of Mobile Communications Trailer at Radnor Township Building

The weather forecast for tomorrow looks wonderful, with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of around 72 degrees.  Perfect for an outdoor tour of the Delaware County ARES trailer, which is located at Radnor Township Building, 301 Iven...

2024-05-10 Joint Emcomm Exercise for All Pennsylvania Amateurs on May 25

From Jay King, W2AFE, EPA Section Emergency Coordinator Save the date - 25 May 2024 Red Cross is inviting Pennsylvania ARES, PEMA ACES, radio clubs and unaffiliated hams to participate in a joint exercise on May 25th. We've been hard at wor...

2024-05-10 NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center Issues G4 Warning for Severe Solar Storm

NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) — a division of the National Weather Service — is monitoring the sun following a series of solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) that began on May 8. Space weather forecasters have issu...

2024-05-01 Multi-County Simplex Radio Test Hits the Air May 11

Please see the information below on the multi-county simplex radio test scheduled for May 11th starting at 1p. Many of us know the Boy Scout Motto is “Be Prepared.” And for many of us, we’ve learned it doesn’t just apply to those who are or...