Wild Weather Wrap-up - Lots of Weather-related Training and Information

So with all of the historic weather we’ve had here with the remnant low of Hurricane Ida causing 7 tornadoes https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?new&prod=XXXPNSPHI&wfo=phi and severe flooding, I figure that I would share and...

Impacts Today from Remnant Low of Ida - Prepare Now

We will be impacted by the remnant low pressure system from Hurricanes Ida today.  Expect extreme impacts from flash flooding, and significant impacts from river flooding and severe thunderstorms.  Rain of 2-5+ inches is expected, along wit...

Winlink Nets and Training

This message was posted to the Philadelphia ARES groups.io list https://groups.io/g/PhiladelphiaCountyARES/, and I wanted to share with Delco ARES as well.. Team: Our member Laura, KC3QFB, has found the following WinLink Nets for those of y...

Delco ARES Group on groups.io

We now have setup a group on groups.io for us to use for quick questions and communications via email https://groups.io/g/delco-ares https://groups.io/g/delco-ares You should have received an invitation email already, but feel free to signu...

Prepare for Possible Activation Afghanistan Refugees

Hello, Please stay alert for possible activation to assist with refugees from Afghanistan. I have NOT been asked to supply communications support yet, but those of you who were around when the Vietnamese Refugees were taken to Indiantown Ga...

Volunteers Needed: 2021 RIDE MS - CITY TO SHORE

Hello All: We are now only 6 weeks away from one of the largest HAM involved events.  The 2021 RIDE MS – CITY TO SHORE is once again in the need of our services, like we have been supporting for the past 35 years.   Our recruitment efforts ...

FEMA, FCC Conducting System Tests of Public Alert and Warning Infrastructures

ARES/RACES of Delaware County will have a Net on the W3KG repeater to confirm receipt of today's FEMA/FCC test of the Public Alert and Warning Infrastructures. This test message is scheduled to be sent out starting at around 2:20pm on Wedne...

Delco ARES July Monthly Meeting Recap

So we had a very productive monthly meeting, back again in person at the 911 center.  The main areas that we discussed were working towards goals we have, ARRL ARES recommended training, and specific areas that we would like to either teach...

July Monthly Meeting Monday 7/12 at 7p Delaware County 911 Center

Please remember that our monthly meeting is next Monday evening, July 12 starting at 7p.   This month we will be meeting in person again, we will be at the Delaware County Emergency Services (911) building at 360 N Middletown Rd, Media. Vie...

ARES Communications Exercise at VPOD Locations

We will be meeting tonight, Friday 5/14, to discuss final details.  Please see Zoom link below under Planning Meeting. We are still in need of people with a go kit that can be at either the Chester and/or the Yeadon VPOD locations.  Please ...