Category: Archived

WINMOR is Deprecated

WinLink Winmor is Deprecated 10 July 2020 — The Board of Directors of the Amateur Radio Safety Foundation voted in a recent virtual meeting to deprecate the WINMOR HF mode in the Winlink system. The protocol was introduced by its author Rick Muething, KN6KB, at the 2008 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference in Chicago. It was …

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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 is scheduled for 1200 and 2000 local time daily July …

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–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 survey has been prepared to identify the level of membership …

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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 – 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.