Net Manager Appointment

Missouri Section Manager Cecil Higgins, AC0HA, has appointed Bill Schrock, N0UMP, Net Manager for the Missouri Traffic Net and the Missouri Emergency Services Net (MESN) effective immediately. Both nets are held on 3963 kHz (80m) and with a backup of 7263 kHz (40m) depending on propagation. The Missouri Traffic Net meets daily at 1745 hours. …

Missouri Section February Activity Report

As I write this post, the news on the corona pandemic keeps getting worse. I urge everyone to take this situation seriously. Social distancing is the new term of the week and it’s worth practicing. If ARES is activated to help with the pandemic, follow all of the guidelines laid out by the medical personnel …

Missouri Section January Activity Report

Happy New Year to All. As we begin the new year, I want to thank all the membership for the hard work and service to our communities. The Amateur Radio Service is an important part of our emergency communications planning and also a great hobby. There are so many new methods of communication available to …

Missouri Section 2020 Digital Data Communications Committee Formed

I have had a number of requests to update the 2004 Digital data addendum to the Statewide Emergency Operations Plan for ARES as it is very outdated. Many new modes and capabilities have been created in the last 15 years. In order to facilitate this process, I put out a request for volunteers from around …