Colorado ARES News

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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...

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...

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...

MARS Announces HF Skills Exercise

Members of the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will conduct an HF skills exercise July 20 – 24 to hone their operating skills and messaging-handling capabilities. MARS members will be reaching out to the amateur radio community via the 60-meters Channel 1 Net (5330.5 kHz...

–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...

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. Please click this link to access the CDPHE COVID-19 information webpage: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/2019-novel-coronavirus

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,...

–POSTPONED–HamCon Colorado 2020

–POSTPONED–HamCon Colorado 2020

HamCon Colorado 2020is Officially Postponed Until 2021 More information regarding the postponement of HamCon Colorado 2020 is available at: HamCon Colorado.com HamCon Colorado is the Rocky Mountain Division ARRL Convention. This is YOUR opportunity to spend time with your friends and take in several dozens...

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...