EmComm training opportunities for 2017

St. Louis Metro ARES is sponsoring the following free classroom training for 2017. If you would like to see other options, please let me know and we will get them worked into a schedule. March Each Saturday in March (4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th) will be the ARRL’s Introduction to Emergency Communication class. The class […]

Advanced Winlink Class is coming…

This 5-hour class is geared towards more advanced use and functionality within our ARES®/RACES/HARN organization. We will also review how this system will be used to support our served agencies. When: September 17th, 2016 Time(s): 9:00am – 4:00pm Lunch break from 12:00pm – 1:00pm Room is reserved till 4pm. We may not go that long […]

21 Hams attend Basic Packet Radio Class

21 amateur radio operators once again took time out of their weekend schedule to attend the “Basic Packet Radio Class” instructed by St. Louis Metro ARES AEC/Training & Digital Operations, Peter Brisbine/N0MTH. Many students attended in order to better enhance their understanding of basic packet radio technology, the local network topology, and how packet radio […]

Dayton 2016…what can I say?

FRIDAY What can I say? It was pretty awesome. We left town around 0600 Thursday morning. Meeting up with the two other vehicles in our party along Highway 70. Stopping at the usual McDonald’s in Troy, IL. The same one we hit when heading up to Peoria Superfest in September. After a brief gullet load, […]

First Net Control Operator Boot Camp a Big Success!

Thirteen amateur radio operators from Missouri and Illinois attended the first ever Net Control Operator Bootcamp sponsored by St. Louis Metro ARES/RACES on Saturday May 7th at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital. The course was suggested by Gary Hoffman/KB0H as a way to help fellow radio operators in developing their desires and skills as net […]