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of requests to update the 2004 Digital data addendum to the Statewide Emergency Operations Plan for ARES as it is very outdated.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 …

Missouri Section December Activity Report

2019 has come and gone. The year was fairly busy with a lot of events supported by our ARES groups around the state. We had 2,193 training events, 371 public service operations, 97 emergency operations and 359 Skywarn operations for a total volunteered time of 29,074 hours. At $15.00 per hour that’s $436,000+ in value …

Missouri Section November Activity Report

We are fast approaching the holiday season for 2019. I hope this year has be good for you. Our training and service time in the section has continued to be strong but slightly short of last years total contributed time to ARES. Have a great holiday season and prepare for the cold weather coming in …