Category: Archived

MARS Exercise Warning Order (20-24 July Exercise)

For Your Information: A MARS Warning Order has been issued for their July exercise 20-24 July. This Army and AF MARS exercise includes interface with the Amateur Radio community. ALL COLORADO ARES MEMBERS WITH 60m CAPABILTIY ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE. Communication with the amateur community...

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Sign Up Here – 2020 Rally Colorado

The Colorado AuxComm Unit is preparing 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. (Depending on...

–COMPLETED– State HF Sound Card Survey

The State HF Sound Card Net survey has been completed and results sent for evaluation. Participation in the twice-monthly State HF Sound Card net has fallen significantly and an initiative is underway to increase the number of Colorado ARES members utilizing this capability. A brief...

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

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,...

Denver Emergency Operations Center Open House

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...

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

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,...

On the Air – USS Montrose Memorial

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...

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

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...

FYI: Changes to the COARES Digital Nets

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...