ARES

Section Manager Steve Szabo Revises ARES Structure and Procedures


Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)

emergency vehicleThe 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 Strait Hollis KT4YA.



Here is a list of our NFL Section Emergency Coordinators from Strait Hollis KT4YA:

   North Florida SEC DEC EC September 1, 2016


ares_clUse this automated form to submit your
monthly EC report:

FSD-212 EC Monthly Report Form

•  Instructions for the EC Monthly Report Form

 

Additional information about your monthly report:

  1.  You will receive an email with a copy of the report you submitted.  Type your email address carefully.  If you make an error typing your email address, you will not receive a copy of your report.  After you submit your report, the website displays a message indicating success or failure.  A failure will occur if you do not complete all items in the report form.
  2. If you don’t receive a copy of your report, check your spam or junk folder.  The system will always send you a copy of your report.  Add this domain to your contact list:  arrl-nfl.org.  Add this email address to your contact list:  ARRL_-_Northern_Florida_Section_wordpress@arrl-nfl.org.
  3. Before you hit the submit button, review all your entries to make sure you have typed the correct numbers.  The form cannot correct your math or your entries.
  4. Thank you for your monthly report!


This is our current NFL Section communications plan:

NFL Section Comm Plan FINAL May 1, 2016



Read about the Incident Command System for emergency communications:

Incident Command System (ICS)



For more information about ARES and the responsibilities of emergency coordinators, see these two manuals.

The ARRL Emergency Coordinator’s Manual

ARRL Emergency Services Manual 2015



ARES Items of Interest:

•  Escambia County ARES Exercise and Training Schedule 2017 v 0.4  

•  Escambia ARES 2016 Annual Report – v.2.1

  Hurricane Hermine Information

  Clay County ARES Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine (two videos, August 2016, featuring Joe Bassett W1WCN):

–  http://www.news4jax.com/video/amateur-radio-operators-ready-to-help

–  http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/ham-radio-operators-preparing-for-tropical-storm-hermine_20160901032654/434505708

  Strait Hollis KT4YA NFL SEC Helps Lead Statewide Hurricane Exercise 

 Hurricane Kimo Exercise 2016  

•  Escambia County Participates in Annual Hurricane Exercise 2016

•  Escambia County ARES – Cottonmouth 100 After Action Report, Nov 2015



The ARRL-NFL Section does not endorse commercial entities or products.  The following link is provided as a public service:

Natural Disaster Preparedness Guide


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