RACES

District 5 Frequencies and EmComm Officials

Attached is a map of District 5 with frequencies used for amateur radio emcomm and the names/callsigns of ARES/RACES leadership in each county.

Marion County RACES Information

Please send all comments and applications to:

Aaron Donaldson (N9ALD)
Indianapolis / Marion County RACES Officer
Cell - 317-945-6188
City Email - aaron.donaldson@indy.gov
Email: n9ald@arrl.net

District 5 VHF

Frequency: 
147.210 MHz
Mode: 
FM
Offset: 
Plus
County: 
District 5

Location

United States
39° 45' 58.9176" N, 86° 7' 46.1208" W

This is an open repeater installed by IDHS to support Emergency Communications in Marion and all surrounding counties. It is classified as a wide-area coverage repeater and has the callsign of KC9JYA and N1HQH, Ken Sullivan as Trustee.

It is currently transmitting with 25 watts and has a very good coverage.

The antenna is located at about 500' on the guyed tower at State & Washington Streets in the near downtown area of Indianapolis, IN.

N5FDL's Seven Tips: How to be a Volunteer that Leaders Love

Reprinted from the ARRL ARES® E-letter, May 25, 2011:

Having spent two months talking about how to build and kill EMCOMM groups, this month I'll touch on what it takes to be the volunteer every leader wants on his or her team. Here are seven tips:

IDHS RACES Monthly Net

Frequency: 
IDHS RACES 80m SSB
County: 
IN Statewide
Description: 

The purpose of the net is to evaluate Indiana amateur radio disaster communications through the RACES program and to pass traffic and information.

All Indiana county EMA Directors or their designated representatives only are asked to check-in to this net.

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