Just a reminder. Our next ARES meeting is tomorrow night at 7pm at the Walton County EOC. 75 S Davis Ln. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
Please bring your laptop. We’ll be setting up 4 mock deployments using the “Go Boxes”. The plan is to setup and run Drats on the ICOM ID-880H and TX into a dummy load.
All Hams interested in Emergency Service are encouraged and welcome to join us. If you’re not already licensed but interested in becoming licensed you’re welcome to stop by and check out what we’re up to.
73, John W4CJB
The local W5YI-VEC Team has a test session scheduled for 7pm Thursday March 16th at the EOC. That’s 75 S Davis Ln, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435.
Please bring a photo ID and a signed copy of your existing license if you’re upgrading. Testing fee is $14.00
We’ll see you there and good luck.
Walton County ARES is now using Outpost PMM as a backup to DSTAR and DRATS. There are still Hams who don’t have DSTAR radios and Outpost another way to connect by packet, bbs or keyboard to keyboard. Here’s the link. Check it out. http://www.outpostpm.org/index.php
The main topic of this months meeting was receiving NOAA weather data using cheap a SDR receiver and the excellent software provided by WXtoImg. Come join us and see what we’re up to next month.