ARES/RACES NEWS

September 2020

 

New ARES Training Levels Established

 

- Level 1: New Member -- Training Required -- No ID Issued

 

- Level 2: ICS Training (IS-100, 200, 700, 800) Completed
 and Course Certificates have been received and filed.
ARRL EC-001 Program Completed.

 

Meeting and Drill Participation Requirements Met -- ID Issued
Qualified for Deployment

 

- Level 3: Additional ICS and ARES Training Requirements
completed. Available for Deployment

(See "ARES Training Grid" on the Downloads Page)

April 2019

 

Dual Band Ham Antenna Installed at Hope Hospice
in North Cape Coral at their expense.

 

An Antenna, coax, lightning protection and connectors
have been installed at Hope Hospice in Lehigh.

January 2019

 

Dual Band Ham Antenna Installed on four more School Shelters

 

South Fort Myers High School

East Lee County High School

North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts

Island Coast High School (North Cape)

November 2018

 

Dual Band Ham Antenna Installed on four  School Shelters

 

Oak Hammock Middle School

Pottorf Elementary School

Harns Marsh Middle School

Harns Marsh Elementary School

2016 - 2017

 

Dual Band Ham Antennas Installed on GeoDivision Fire Stations

 

Permanent Antenna

Bonita Fire - 27701 Bonita Grande Drive, Bonita Springs

North Fort Myers Fire - 2900 Trail Dairy Circle, North Fort Myers

Cape Coral Fire / EOC - 1115 SE 9th Ave, Cape Coral

City of Fort Myers Fire - 4000 Veronica S. Shoemaker Blvd., Fort Myers

Lehigh Fire - 3102 16th Street SW, Lehigh Acres

Iona McGregor Fire - 6061 South Point Blvd., Fort Myers

 

Portable Antenna

South Trail Fire - 13500 Sophomore Lane, Fort Myers

Pine Island Fire - 5700 Pine Island Road, Bokeelia

2016 - 2017

 

Dual Band Ham Antennas Installed

 

Permanent Antenna

FGCU Alico Arena

Hertz Arena

North Fort Myers Recreation Center

 

Portable Antenna

Estero Recreation Center

January 20, 2016

 

ARES Members show off their hand-built Radio "Go Boxes"

Click on a photo to see details of a member's Go Box

Dave Penezic WG4K

Phil Jansen NK1L

Dale Gosney KJ4YDI

Tom Muye AC4TM

Frank Nocera W4FLN - A

Frank Nocera W4FLN - B

Ten Watt VHF/UHF Go Box

You Can Build

(Click on photo to down-load a PDF with photos &

a complete parts list)

25 Watt VHF/UHF Go Box

You Can Build

(Click on photo to down-load a PDF with photos &

a complete parts list)

 

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