Martin County, FL 
ARES/RACES, Inc.

March ARES Meeting Summary

13 Mar 2017 12:46 PM | Stephen Sprayberry (Administrator)

March ARES Meeting Summary

09 March 2017 7:00 PM | Webmaster


Following the pledge of allegiance, WW4RX Steve asked for the treasurer's report. Our treasurer, N4BG Ben reported.

W4DAS Doug announced needs associated with the upcoming Stuart Hamfest, including prayer for good weather, raffle ticket purchases, and assistance on Friday at noon to do setup.

N4DWM Dave reviewed the recent Red Cross PSA activation, and the fact that the Red Cross has only committed to staff 4 shelters this year.

W4SPR Spray requested members take pictures at all events for use on the websites.

WW4RX announced that the MCARES gear order has arrived, and reviewed the Red Cross PSA drill, in which 9 members participated.

Steve WW4RX announced the following upcoming events:

April19th - Non-graded Radiological Exercise
May 4th -  Hurricane Exercise
June 24th - ARRL Field Day 2017

Gary K4GMW and Spray W4SPR led us in a discussion of the WinLink Packet software system we are rolling out to replace the WinPack software, which is no longer available. An instructional handout on the installation and configuration of WinLink was distributed.

Meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM and the group visited the EOC Radio Room to look at the new computers which have been installed.

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