Delco ARES Communications Support for Individuals Aiding Emergencies Foundation Phoenix Market Event, Sunday, October 24

Delco ARES has been requested to assist with communications for a Citizen Corps of Delaware County event hosted by Individuals Aiding in Emergencies (IAE) Foundation https://www.iaefoundation.org/ on Sunday October 24 at Delaware County Com...

Delco ARES Simulated Emergency Test (SET) - SKYWARN Drill Scheduled for Sunday, October 10, 2021

We will be having a drill to test our ability to communicate and document information during a emergency in the area.  The operational procedures are: At the start of the exercise and every 15-20 minutes a message will be sent explaining t...

Advanced Skywarn Training

Here’s an online Advanced Skywarn Training class that is being held online over webinar.  This is presented by NWS Austin/San Antonio office. NWS Austin/San Antonio offers SKYWARN severe weather training to allow citizens, first responders,...

Wild Weather Wrap-up - Lots of Weather-related Training and Information

So with all of the historic weather we’ve had here with the remnant low of Hurricane Ida causing 7 tornadoes https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?new&prod=XXXPNSPHI&wfo=phi and severe flooding, I figure that I would share and...

Impacts Today from Remnant Low of Ida - Prepare Now

We will be impacted by the remnant low pressure system from Hurricanes Ida today.  Expect extreme impacts from flash flooding, and significant impacts from river flooding and severe thunderstorms.  Rain of 2-5+ inches is expected, along wit...

Winlink Nets and Training

This message was posted to the Philadelphia ARES groups.io list https://groups.io/g/PhiladelphiaCountyARES/, and I wanted to share with Delco ARES as well.. Team: Our member Laura, KC3QFB, has found the following WinLink Nets for those of y...

Delco ARES Group on groups.io

We now have setup a group on groups.io for us to use for quick questions and communications via email https://groups.io/g/delco-ares https://groups.io/g/delco-ares You should have received an invitation email already, but feel free to signu...

Prepare for Possible Activation Afghanistan Refugees

Hello, Please stay alert for possible activation to assist with refugees from Afghanistan. I have NOT been asked to supply communications support yet, but those of you who were around when the Vietnamese Refugees were taken to Indiantown Ga...

Volunteers Needed: 2021 RIDE MS - CITY TO SHORE

Hello All: We are now only 6 weeks away from one of the largest HAM involved events.  The 2021 RIDE MS – CITY TO SHORE is once again in the need of our services, like we have been supporting for the past 35 years.   Our recruitment efforts ...

FEMA, FCC Conducting System Tests of Public Alert and Warning Infrastructures

ARES/RACES of Delaware County will have a Net on the W3KG repeater to confirm receipt of today's FEMA/FCC test of the Public Alert and Warning Infrastructures. This test message is scheduled to be sent out starting at around 2:20pm on Wedne...