Sunday, August 19, 2018

NC ARES Western Branch Information

Tar Heel Emergency Net

Nightly 7:30 p.m. - 3923 kHz

(Alternate Frequency 7232 kHz**)


See you all tonight at 7:30 pm for a regular session of the THEN.

Remember to adhere to the Net Procedures.

About the Tar Heel Emergency Net

The Tar Heel Emergency Net is a directed net and is the North Carolina HF ARES® net. ARES® is "Amateur Radio Emergency Service," and is part of the ARRL field organization. The purpose this net is to provide communications during emergencies, to provide training in all aspects of net operations, to serve as a forum for discussions and to foster fellowship among radio amateurs. All radio amateurs are invited to participate in the Tar Heel Emergency Net. ** The alternate frequency of 7232 is only used if the net is activated during the day and the band drops out. When this happens we may have to go plus or minus a few kHz to find a clear frequency.

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Training for ARES and RACES Required by North Carolina Emergency Management

NC Section ARES/RACES Training Policy

Our operations must comply with the National Incident Management System (NIMS). We operate under the Incident Command System (ICS) when activated.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) now requires all volunteers, including Amateur Radio operators to be certificated in at least IS 100,IS 200, IS 700 and IS 800 course material. For non-governmental employees and others without access to classroom instruction, these courses are available as on-line independent-study courses that are free of charge.

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American Radio Relay League, Inc.
Official ARRL Field Organization Appointment Description
District Emergency Coordinator

The ARRL District Emergency Coordinator is appointed by the SEC to supervise the efforts of local Emergency Coordinators in the defined district.

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American Radio Relay League, Inc.
Official ARRL Field Organization Appointment Description
Section Manager

 

The Section Manager is accountable for carrying out the duties of the office in accordance with ARRL policies established by the Board of Directors and shall act in the best interests of Amateur Radio.

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American Radio Relay League, Inc.
Official ARRL Field Organization Appointment Description
Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator

The NC ARRL Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator (ASEC) is the assistant to the SEC for emergency preparedness. The ASEC is appointed by the SEC to over see and supervise all matters pertaining to emergency communications and the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) on a multi-district, branch­wide basis. The ASEC post is one of top importance in the section and the individual appointed to it should devote all possible energy and effort to this one challenging organizational program for Amateur Radio.

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