MOU Signed With Hospital

The Burke ARES® entered info a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Burke Medical Center on February 23, 2016.  The agreement states that Burke ARES® will provide emergency communications for the hospital in times of emergency, communication outages and drills.  John MacDonald, EC, and Scooter Dyson, OES, were on-hand for an area-wide drill on February […]

Read More
What do you know about Winlink? See this video!

(June 16, 2019) Have you ever heard of Winlink? Did you know what Winlink is before the “feature image” of this article gave it away? Do you know the frequencies that most Georgia stations use for Winlink? Do you know how to get on Winlink? Do you know if your current radio and computer equipment […]

Read More
Georgia Section Nets List

(September 1, 2016)  Here is a list of HF nets that you may check-in to. [box style=”blue” icon=”microphone”]Georgia ARES Statewide SSB Net  –  3975 KHz  –  2200 UTC  –  Sunday[/box] [box style=”orange” icon=”keyboard-o”]Georgia ARES Statewide Digital Net (PSK63)  –  3583 KHz  –  2100 UTC  –  Sunday[/box] [box style=”blue” icon=”microphone”]Georgia Single Sideband Net  –  3975 KHz  […]

Read More
ARES® in Burke County

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (a.k.a. ARES®) is an emergency response group of licensed amateurs who have registered with their local ARES® Emergency Coordinator (EC).  Every licensed amateur is eligible for membership in ARES®.  Training is desirable, but it is not a requirement in Georgia. The Emergency Coordinator for Burke County is John MacDonald, K4BR. […]

Read More
Your “Go Kit”

To ensure that our local ARES members are prepared to respond to any emergency at a moment’s notice, every ham radio operator in and around Burke County should prepare and have a “grab-and-go kit” (right) ready to use in case of emergency. According to ready.gov’s Build a Kit (FEMA) page, every Grab-and-Go Kit should be […]

Read More
Follow
Don't miss out on the good stuff... Get every new post from the Burke Amateur Radio Club delivered to your inbox!!!
Keep up-to-date with all the BARC news! Get every new post from the Burke Amateur Radio Club delivered to your inbox!!!
Powered By WPFruits.com