Jon Blome

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FYI: Changes to the COARES Digital Nets

Effective immediately, the following changes have been made to the COARES net schedule: Cancelled: The COARES HF Digital Net scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 0730. Day and Time Change: The COARES Sound Card Net has been moved to the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 1930.

TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Salamander Credentialing System

The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is offering training opportunities for the Salamander Credentialing System. This one-day training will take place in March, April , or May of 2019 in the North Central, South Central, San Luis Valley, and Southwest Regions. Training will cover Salamander Live Version 2 (resource management), Salamander TRACK …

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SAVE THE DATE – Rally Colorado: 25-27 July 2019

The Colorado AuxComm Unit has scheduled an exercise for 25-27 July, 2019. This exercise will support the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s department during the Rally Colorado event in Rangely, Colorado. Instructions and signup will be posted on this site when they become available.

New Colorado Section VHF Net Script Available

The net script for the Sunday night Colorado Section VHF has been updated and is now available via the Colorado Section Nets page on this site.

(EXPIRED) TRAINING: SALAMANDER Credentialing System

Course Description: The first half of the training day will cover the Salamander Live Version 2, a resource management tool developed and funded by the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM). This statewide solution gives all city, county, and state agencies the ability to credential personnel and equipment and produce the standardized …

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Robert Wareham, (N0ESQ) Appointed as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director

–ARRL Press Release– Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, Appointed as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director   ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has named Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director. Wareham will serve the remaining term of Jeff Ryan, K0RM, who assumed the position of Rocky Mountain Director upon the resignation …

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AuxComm Training Available (01- 03 March 2019)

  Colorado  AuxComm training course is scheduled 01-03 March in Grand Junction, CO. Prerequisites: Completion of IS-00100.c, IS-00200.b, IS-00700.b, IS-00800.c, Co.train.org courses (1030726, 1021323, 1027248), and OPSEC Awareness are required prior to the workshop. All attendees will need to register on Co.train.org and complete the application process as detailed at https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhsem/auxiliary-communications prior to being accepted for …

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Amateur Participation Requested – MARS DOD Communication Readiness Excercise

MARS – Military Auxiliary Radio System From 22-26 October 2018, MARS members will be supporting the DOD HF communications readiness exercise testing the ability to communicate via voice and military standard communications protocols simulating the loss of traditional forms of communication. Throughout this exercise, MARS members will interface with the Amateur Radio community to collect information …

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2018 ARES Simulated Emergency Test

Colorado ARES will be participating in a Simulated Emergency Test (SET) on 06 OCT 2018. Participating agencies include: CO ARES Districts County EOC’s (actual or simulated) State EOC   Purpose: This test is intended to validate the following FEMA categories: Mission Area: RESPONSE Core Capabilities: Situational Assessment, Operational Communication   Objectives for the 2018 ARES …

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FEMA Releases Revised IS-100 and IS-700 NIMS Courses

No. 1417  Monday, June 25, 2018 Emergency Management Institute TWO REVISED NIMS COURSES RELEASED FEMAs National Integration Center and the FEMA Emergency Management Institute have completed and approved the release of two revised online NIMS courses during the week of 25 June: • IS-100.c, An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 This course …

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