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FLUME ARTICLE Submitted by EC Dan Kern W0DFU July 2017

One of ham radio’s proudest traditions is public service. Right here in Park County the tradition continues, these communication resources are still available. Through out radio history, time after time in natural and man-made disasters when normal communications unavailable, hams are here to provide needed emergency communications to connect the …

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POLAR EXPRESS R2 D3 AFTER ACTION REPORT 18 OCT 2014

Park County ARES Region 2 District 3 was activated for exercise Polar Express on 18 Oct 2014 at 0800, with two members, Frank/WB4CIW, and Daniel/NØBN. WB4CIW operated from his home and NØBN operated from his vehicle for the duration of the exercise. During the exercise Park County passed two ICS-213’s …

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ARES Training by Vice-EC and Training Coordinator Jack, WØDSV 8/3/09

There has been much discussion on the ARES EC reflector regarding the training and participation which should be required of ARES members. At this time, the only requirements to belong to ARES are an Amateur Radio License and a desire to serve. However, our served agencies expect, and rightfully so, …

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ARES D-6 REPEATERS AND LOST HIKERS by EC Dutch Muetz, KØAWS (05/30/08)

SUPPORT: On the evening of May 26, 2008 a call from Roger KØYY on the PCRC repeater system (146.895 & 146.910) who was looking  for stations to monitor the system. Roger was up at the Burning Bear Camp ground on the Guanella Pass Road with the Alpine SAR group. They …

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National Response Framework (3/11/08)

The National Response Framework was approved 1/22/08, and will supercede the National Response Plan effective 3/22/08. There is a website for the National Response Framework at http://www.fema.gov/nrf/ which contains information regarding what has changed, as well as the core document, Annexes, Reference Information, and Training information. The new introductory training for the …

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Colorado ARES Organization

All: Section Emergency Coordinator Wes Wilson, KØHBZ and I have implemented changes to the Colorado ARES organization. We have noted these changes and issued a statement of operational philosophy.  If you have an interest in Colorado ARES, please read the message at http://www.k0rm.net/ARES.html 73, ARRL Colorado Section Section Manager: Jeff Ryan, …

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District Reorganization 1/6/08

Effective 1/6/08, District 6 covers Park County only. Chaffee and Lake Counties are now in District 18. Please follow and like us:

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National Response Plan (8/29/07)

For those of you who have not heard, the National Response Plan has been changed to the National Response Framework by DHS. I have already had some calls about how this will affect those who have already taken the IS-800 course. I spoke with a DHS representative while in Emmitsburg …

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AFTER ACTION REPORT ON SEPT.8, 2006 OUTWARD BOUND RELAY RACE

The race consisted of 135 teams made up of up to ten members per team. Each member runs a number of legs from Idaho Springs to Glenwood Springs in a 24 hr period of time. Total mileage is 170 miles. The runner coming in from their leg must touch the …

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ARES DISTRICT 6. (03/31/06)

Changing hats from PCRC President to ARES District 6 EC to cover a few items to mention here. This same information will be posted on the D6 reflector. One of the big suggestions in relationship to the Bird Flu is to have dust masks, also called filters and N95 rating …