2024-04-03 Download TeamReach App and Join delcoares Group

As a member of AUXCOMM USA, they recently started using an App (iPhone and Android) for group chat, event calendar and photo/files sharing.  Very similar to other team sports apps like TeamSnap.  This can be used for quick chats and will be...

2024-03-25 ARES EPA Section Simulated Emgergency Test (SET) planned for April 6th

The Spring SET is April 6th. With all the other exercises planned for April and May I think it would be best to keep the SET straightforward. The SET includes two activities. 1)    WINLINK Check-in – PA hams check in with Red Cross Region u...

2024-03-14 EC-001 and EC-016 Course Replacements

ARRL reports that the current online versions of EC-001 and EC-016 are ending on March 31, 2024. If you are currently enrolled in either, you should complete them by March 31st, 2024. EC-001 will be replaced with Basic Emcomm on April 1st, ...

2024-03-11 ARES of Delaware County Monthly Meeting Notice and Agenda

Reminder that our next monthly meeting is tonight, Monday, March 11th, starting at 7pm.   We will be back in person again, at the 911 Center at 360 N Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063. Agenda   We will be reviewing the deployment and standar...

2024-03-07 Celebrate New Red Cross Emcomm Station

Jay King, W2AFE, EPA ASEC Pennsylvania Red Cross invites all Pennsylvania amateur radio operators to join in celebrating the opening of the Red Cross Emcomm Stations (RCES). These stations are located in Red Cross facilities in each of the ...

2024-01-31 ARES Trailer at Radnor Township Building and Updates

The ARES mobile emergency communications trailer is now located at the Radnor Township Municipal building.  I would like to sincerely thank everyone at DES Special Operations, and the Radnor Township Police Department for allowing the trail...

2024-01-04 Sound Card Digital Modes Class Via Zoom

A Zoom class for those new to digital amateur radio will be taught by Barry Feierman, K3EUI, of West Chester. The classes will be held on the first Saturday of the month beginning on February 3, 2024 at 1000 hours local time. In addition to...

2024-01-04 ARES in Latest CCDC Blue Light Express Newsletter

We had a very nice writeup in the latest CCDC Blue Light Express newsletter: You can read the entire newsletter here:...

Auxiliary Communications (AUXCOMM) Courses - Notice from Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) PA State Police

Please see the announcement below from Holly Caudill, Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC), Pennsylvania State Police. I attended the class in October in Wilkes Barre.  The instructors were outstanding, both had plenty of knowledge...

2023-12-01 Update on the New Mid-Atlantic NBEMS Net

Please see this article on the ARRL EPA Section Blog by Robert G Wilson ( W3BIG ) and Barry Feierman  ( K3EUI ): Article There is an interesting article in this month’s QST about the difficulty of linking multiple mobile / portable stations...