Winter hasn’t been much of a season so far this year but as I write this report I am waiting for the 5″- 8″ of snow forecasted for the St. Louis area. Hopefully, everyone’s Go Kit is ready for the weather change.
Bates County ARES held a license class for new hams. Carroll County continues to work on a “How-to” guide f or common MOSWIN communications in the County and Region A. Cass County supported crowd and traffic control for the funeral of Fire Chief C. Tindal. The situation turned out to be very fluid and was put together in a very short time. Lafayette County ARES conducted an antenna building seminar. Northland ARES moved their monthly meeting to the 1st Thursday at 7:00 PM and the weekly net to Tuesday at 7:00 PM.
Metro St. Louis ARES has a packet ARES/RACES bulletin board up and running on 145.07 MHz either direct or via MEPN MSTL packet system. Information on the board isavailable at N0MTH.com.
Carter County ARES will how a Technician Class in the month of February with Current River ARC and Carter County COAD. Douglas County ARES member KJ4MHE helped with getting emergency information about a job site injury when amateur radio was the only available communications.
There was lots of activity in January throughout the Section.
Below is the activity report for January.
Jeff Young, KB3HF
Section Emergency Coordinator
|MISSOURI ARES SECTION REPORT FOR :||JAN||2015||SECTION||YR to DATE|
|Plus / Minus||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|# Training Drills||46||18||44||79||31||0||14||0||8||240||240|
|# Public Svc||1||0||0||18||0||0||0||0||0||19||19|
|# Emer Ops||0||0||0||3||0||0||1||0||0||4||4|
|# Total Ops||47||18||44||100||31||0||15||0||8||263||263|