Castle Rock Repeater Group Meeting Saturday October 10th, 2020 at 2 PM (1400 hrs)
ARES is field organization of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), the largest amateur radio advocacy and fraternal organization in the United States. Today, at a national level ARES provides the organization and guidance to help amateur radio operators to establish local emergency communications volunteer groups. ARES Emergency Coordinators work with local government agencies such as police, fire, sheriff, search and rescue and offices of emergency management to determine what emergency communications needs may exist and how to best serve the community.Colorado ARES is divided into 9 All-hazards Regions and 29 Districts; not all regions and districts are active. Each active region and district has an Emergency Coordinator who works to understand the local community’s needs, and organizes resources to maintain a level of emergency preparedness and communications readiness.Although the primary purpose of ARES is to provide emergency communications, ARES members are also routinely asked to provide non-business communications support at public events such as parades, marathons and bike rides.
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Denver County Net
Denver ARES has its weekly radio net on Tuesday nights. They meet at 1900 (7pm) on the Castle Rock Repeater Group’s 146.670- (PL 100) repeater. If the primary repeater is down, the backup repeater is the Denver Water Amateur Radio Club’s 147.210+ (PL100) repeater. If both repeaters are down, the net will be run simplex on 146.460
We meet regularly, on the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Red Cross building in Denver,
444 Sherman St. Denver, CO 80203. Come join us for discussions and presentations on emergency communications and disaster preparedness.
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