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Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service!

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December 2015 Bulletin Now Online

Our Mission:  To provide emergency communications to central Ohio public safety, emergency, health, government and relief agencies in times of disaster.
To keep our skills sharp, we provide communication support for many public service events. Enjoy the site and please contact us if you have questions.

John Montgomery, N8PVC
ARRL Emergency Coordinator
Franklin County, Ohio

COARES Wednesday Weekly Net
December 14 , 2016 8:00 PM
147.06 +Offset PL Tone of 94.8 Required

COARES December Meeting
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 07:30 PM

Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Office

5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd - Columbus, OH

Meeting Description: Holiday Party

COARES & CERT Holiday Party
December 10th at 6 PM
Last names beginning with:
A-I salads or appetizers;
J-R main dishes or entrees;
S-Z desserts

Tableware Provided
Bring Your Own Non Alcoholic Beverage


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Getting Started in Emergency Radio
(click the "Emergency Radio" logo)

COARES Operations Manual - Our handbook of operations
COARES Application - The Current Application to Join COARES
NVIS Presentation (5 MB) - Near Vertical Incidence Skywave
Simplex Hospital Communications Study (3 MB) - Requires Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer
History of Hospital Antenna Testing
A Review of the Hospital Testing Program
The Hospital Antenna & Radio Testing Program - Rev 2
Hospital Emergency Amateur Radio Operator vs. 1.01
COARES Recommended Radio Programming List vs. 2.0
Hospital Emergency Backup Antenna vs. 1 - Requires Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft PowerPoint Viewe
ICS Forms Information
ICS-213 vs 1.1- COARES Message Form
ICS-214 - Activity Log


Site Index

What's New A list of recent changes in the web site
COARES Leadership A Who's Who in the organization.
COARES Nets Our weekly on-the-air meetings, in MP3 format
COARES Heritage A brief history.
COARES Repeaters Currently repeaters are off line, updates coming
COARES Events A complete listing of local activities that require COARES assistance.
Web Links A listing of Amateur Radio websites for the interests of Hams everywhere.
COARES Bulletin Our award winning monthly publication.
COARES Training Information on Training for Emergency Communications
COARES Sponsored VE Test Sessions Information for individuals wanting to take their Amateur Radio Examination.


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