Category: General News

Extreme Fire Danger – 22 April 2022

Extreme Fire Danger – 22 April 2022

The following links contain information provided by the National Weather Service regarding the severe fire danger forecasted for this afternoon and this evening. Boulder, CO NWS: https://coloradoares.org/wp-content/uploads/220422-Boulder-NWS.pdf Pueblo, CO NWS: https://coloradoares.org/wp-content/uploads/220422-Pueblo-NWS.pdf Goodland, KS NWS: https://coloradoares.org/wp-content/uploads/220422-Goodland-NWS.pdf The NWS routinely provides timely information that is readily available...

Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer

Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer

Colorado ARES members are encouraged to enroll in Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer (CVM). CVM is provided to Colorado ARES by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). CVM is a volunteer management tool providing: Member Roster Training Tracking Contact Management Activation Notification State Issued...

Winlink Capability

Winlink Capability

DEVELOP YOUR CAPABILITIES A key emcomm capability for both Colorado ARES and the Colorado DHSEM AuxComm Unit is the ability to communicate digitally within our organizations and with our partner agencies. Winlink Global Radio Email®️ is the standard used by our organizations. “The system is...

Sign Up – 2022 Dirty30 (Planned Event)

Sign Up – 2022 Dirty30 (Planned Event)

Sign up for the 2022 Dirty30 here: https://forms.office.com/r/WVCa3w6p9u WHAT:The Dirty30 is an ultramarathon run on the rugged and remote trails of Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Our mission will be to support Colorado State Parks through providing communication promoting public and participant safety at aid...

CCARC Guidelines on Hotspots

CCARC Guidelines on Hotspots

Hotspot usage by amateur radio operators has previously caused known interference with AMSAT operations utilizing the UHF band. To facilitate efficient use of the limited resources allocated to the Amateur Radio Service, the Colorado Council of Amateur Radio Clubs (CCARC) has made the following recommendation...

Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Interviewed on Fox21

Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Interviewed on Fox21

John Bloodgood, Colorado ARES Region 2 Emergency Coordinator, was was interviewed by Fox21 in Colorado Springs following the Memphis bombing that caused widespread interruption of communications in that area. John discussed the capabilities provided by amateur radio operators and had suggestions for the general public...

Monthly Colorado ARES Winlink Assignment

A monthly “assignment” using the Winlink system will begin in November 2020. The purpose is to facilitate or continue the development of Winlink capabilities and Winlink usage within Colorado ARES. If you participated in the statewide Winlink exercise in March/April of this year your callsign...