Please send all comments and applications to:
Michael R. Palmer (N9FEB), RACES Officer
7461 Hague Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46256
He will ensure prompt processing.
Go to the Marion County IDHS website at: http://www.indy.gov/eGov/City/DPS/DHS/Preparedness/Pages/RACES.aspx
The next upcoming Marion County IDHS RACES Meeting will be held at the new County EOC, located in the southern end of the old Eastgate Mall.
Talk-in on the 146.760 repeater.
This RACES Net is open to all licensed amatuer radio operators. It is for the testing of equipment and the disemenation of information.
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.
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.
The Statewide R.A.C.E.S. Test is conducted each January and July on the third Saturday of the month at 0900 to approximately 1000 Eastern Time (0800 to 0900 Central).
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:
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.