ARES Field Day Results
Here are the log results of our field day this year
Hello, Just wanted to thank everyone from ARES and Citizen Corps for all your assistance with the ARES Field Day at the Radnor Township building.  We had a very successful event and wouldn't have been able to do it without the help. Also like to thank Chief Christopher Flanagan and Radnor township for allowing us to use their location for the exercise. We were able to have 2 HF antennas strung up in the trees (a Chameleon EMCOMM-III and MFJ-1778 G5RV), an HF vertical whip (Chameleon MPAS 2.0),…
ARES® of Delaware County would like to extend an invitation for you to meet with the amateur radio operators of your community as we participate in the national Field Day event. Saturday, June 25th, 2022, between 3pm and 7pm. Sunday, June 26th, 2022, between 9am and 1pm. Hosted by: Radnor Municipal Building, 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087 Amateur radio operators provide a critical public service for our community; during times of disaster,…
Full Scale Exercise (FSE) on June 16.  DES is requesting ARES to participate by setting up tertiary communications at the MOC in Morton and also at the LDS located in Lima and site in Ridley on June 16 (Day 2 of the exercise), with regional ARES operators to simulate contact with Delco Open PODs, SEPA region counties, PEMA. We will be operating from 8:30am until 4:30pm using our Go Kit radio from our vehicle. Link to mission on Galaxy Digital to signup for this mission: https://ccdcredi.…
ARES of Delaware County members are required to keep an updated ServPA and Galaxy Digital accounts in order to be able to deploy, as well as responding to missions and tracking those hours.  There have been some changes to both ServPA and Galaxy Digital that will require each of you to go in and make updates. ServPA  The Commonwealth’s Volunteer Database (ServPA https://www.serv.pa.gov/ https://www.serv.pa.gov/ ) is being updated to improve its functionality. This is a process,…
Please remember that we have our ARES EPA Spring SET scheduled for tonight and tomorrow morning: Friday – May 20:  2000-2400 Local Time Saturday – May 21:  0600-1200 Local Time The Simulated Emergency Test will be used to evaluate readiness and effectiveness of EPA ARES units to activate, deploy and establish emergency communications on a county and section-wide level.…
Current indications are ALL of Eastern Pennsylvania will experience thunderstorms in the Strong to Severe Category this afternoon. 80 mph winds are possible near storms. 1-2 inch hail is also possible. Secure objects outside to minimize potential damage from debris. Make sure your batteries are charged and ready. Contact your County EC so they know you will be available if needed. The storms will track west to east with the first storms moving into our area around 11 AM.…
Mt. Holly National Weather Service Office offering Skywarn Training This free webinar scheduled for Thursday, May 5 from 7 - 9PM.  You must pre-register for the webinar.   If you have been interested in becoming a Spotter or learning more about Skywarn, this is your chance.  They don't offer many classes locally. Click this link for more information; to register, select the tab labeled "Training Schedule": https://www.weather.gov/phi/skywarn https://www.weather.gov/phi/skywarn
We have finalized the date and time for the ARES EPA Spring SET. Please mark your calendars. The exercise will be conducted on the following schedule Friday – May 20:  2000-2400 Local Time Saturday – May 21:  0600-1200 Local Time The Simulated Emergency Test will be used to evaluate readiness and effectiveness of EPA ARES units to activate, deploy and establish emergency communications on a county and section-wide level.…
Last night at our monthly meeting we presented some of our plans for the Delaware County ARES Field Day Expo.  We are hoping to be able to put on a large scale event at the Delaware County Emergency Services Building (911 Center), but we need several things for this to come together:  We need our final go ahead from DES and County Council, we need COVID numbers to cooperate and not go up.  Most important, we need your help!  Without having volunteers who can head up committees,…