Revised ARES Structure and Procedures Please read.
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®)
The ARRL Emergency Coordinator (EC) is a key team player in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service on the local emergency scene. Working with the Section Emergency Coordinator, the District Emergency Coordinator and Official Emergency Stations, the EC prepares for, and engages in the management of communications needs in disasters.
The Northern Florida Section Emergency Coordinator is Stephen W. Szabo WB4OMM.
The Northern Florida Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator is Robert A. Mitchell W4HKG.
I am looking for a new Section Emergency Coordinator – our good man Strait Hollis KT4YA, has worked quietly in the background and understandably wants to spend more time with family….he has resigned as of this month [ed. – Nov 2017]. The job description is at: http://www.arrl.org/section-emergency-coordinator. If you are interested, please let me know. Steve Szabo WB4OMM, NFL Section Manager
Here is a list of our NFL Section Emergency Coordinators from Strait Hollis KT4YA:
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This is our current NFL Section communications plan:
Read about the Incident Command System for emergency communications:
For more information about ARES and the responsibilities of emergency coordinators, see these two manuals.
ARES Items of Interest:
• Clay County ARES Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine (two videos, August 2016, featuring Joe Bassett W1WCN):
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