Jon Blome

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has a “Here’s What You Need to Know” webpage containing information and facts about the current outbreak of the Coronavirus disease. As of 01 March 20, there have been no cases of COVID-19 identified in Colorado. Please click this link to access the CDPHE COVID-19 information …

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Denver Ready: Make a Plan Class (07 March 2020)

You’re invited to Denver Office of Emergency Management’s Make a Plan class on Saturday, March 7th. This class will teach you the foundational tools for building out your household’s emergency preparedness plan. You’ll walk away with a booklet full of planning ideas and considerations.   When: Saturday, March 7th, 2020; 9:30am-10:30am Where: Azatlan Recreation Center, 4435 Navajo …

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SAVE THE DATE: Planned AuxComm Exercise – 2020 Rally Colorado (14 AUG – 16 AUG, Rangely, CO)

The Colorado AuxComm Unit anticipates continuing to support Rio Blanco County as they host the Rally America 2020 Rally Colorado. We are planning to execute this as an exercise, validating AuxComm capabilities. Racing will take place 15 and 16 August in Rangely, Colorado. (Plan for travel days both the day before and the day after …

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HamCon Colorado 2020

Registration is open for HamCon Colorado 2020. Sign up here! HamCon Colorado 2020 Registration HamCon Colorado is the Rocky Mountain Division ARRL Convention. This is YOUR opportunity to spend time with your friends and take in several dozens of technical forums and enjoy some wonderful nationally known speakers in a great environment. We will have …

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SAVE THE DATE: Planned AuxComm Exercise – Golden Gate Dirty 30 (30 May 2020)

Please save the date – 30 May 2020. The Colorado AuxComm Unit plans to continue support of the Golden Gate Dirty 30 trail run. In the past this has been executed as an AuxComm exercise. Previous volunteers for this event and AuxComm Unit members should stand by for instructions for sign-up. You do not need …

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Denver Emergency Operations Center Open House

Have you ever wondered how emergencies like the Bomb Cyclone are handled at the City and County of Denver? The Denver Office of Emergency Management will host an Open House of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). This event is for the public. This is a unique opportunity to meet with emergency personnel who help “Save …

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Sign-Up – Rally Colorado: 25-27 July 2019

The Colorado AuxComm Unit has scheduled an exercise for 25-27 July, 2019. This exercise will support the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s department during the Rally Colorado event in Rangely, Colorado. Please use this link to volunteer: http://www.rallydata.com/default.cfm Select Rally Colorado, identify as a Ham Operator, and select Emit as your team captain.

On the Air – USS Montrose Memorial

Hams to Put USS Montrose Memorial, On the Air Amateur radio operators from the Montrose Amateur Radio Club and the American Legion Amateur Radio Club Post 73 are participating in the upcoming Museum Ships Weekend amateur radio event by putting the USS Montrose Memorial on the air.  Members of both clubs will operate an amateur …

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TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Colorado AuxComm Class –03-05 May–

A Colorado AuxComm training course is scheduled 03-05 May at: 7649 REA Parkway, Fort Collins, Colorado 80528 Prerequisites: Completion of IS-00100.c, IS-00200.b, IS-00700.b, IS-00800.c, Co.train.org courses (1030726, 1021323, 1027248), and OPSEC Awareness are required prior to the workshop. Immediate action is required if you are interested in attending the AuxComm course.All attendees will need to register online …

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FYI: Changes to the COARES Digital Nets

Effective immediately, the following changes have been made to the COARES net schedule: Cancelled: The COARES HF Digital Net scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 0730. Day and Time Change: The COARES Sound Card Net has been moved to the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 1930.