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Veterans Day Parade

We have nine (9) Radio Amateurs signed up to provide auxiliary communications support to the Leavenworth Veterans Day Parade Committee for the 2022 parade on November 11, 2022. This year’s parade has more entrants than we’ve seen in a long time. It will be a great day and should have …

SET 2020 Successfully Completed!

Thanks to everyone who participated in “Operation: Finding Mano”, our 2022 Simulated Emergency Test (SET) scenario. As of October, 17th, the After Action Report / Improvement Plan has been published. Links will be included in the end-of-month October Emergency Coordinator’s report. If you want a copy in the meantime, contact …

DEPLOYMENT PACKAGE A

Will you have everything you need to respond effectively to the KC Metro 2022 Simulated Emergency Test (SET)? Take a look at: Deployment Package A – Introduction Your SET Planning/Coordination/Evaluation Team is putting together a great scenario for the October 1, 2022 SET. We hope you are planning to participate. …

What’s in YOUR Field Day Kit?

ARRL Field Day 2022 is June 26-27. PKARC will be situated at Leavenworth’s VA Park just north of the VA Hospital atop the hill behind the Ford Dealership. Set up starts at 0830 hours. http://www.arrl.org/field-day The on-air event starts at 1300 hours Saturday and ends 1500 hours Sunday (local times). …

Winlink Challenge Instructions

The “Winlink Challenge” has begun. Although the exercise will officially take place on Saturday, April 23rd from 0800-1000 hours, KS-LV-ARES Members may complete the challenge any time between now and 10:00 am Saturday, April 23rd. Instructions are provided below. KS-LV-ARES 2Q Test/Exercise “Winlink Challenge” Instructions The challenge includes a Peer-to-Peer …

ARES® Winlink Challenge – April 23rd

Our 2Q ARES Test/Drill on Saturday morning, April 23, 2022, will be a Winlink Challenge designed to cover five (5) tasks in the Proficiency/Skill area of our ARES Task Books: Write and send an ICS-213 Proficiency using ICS Forms Operate a VHF digital message station Operate a VHF digital messaging …

KCHEART Annual Meeting

All interested KCHEART participants are welcome to join us for the KCHEART Annual Meeting which will be held by Zoom call this Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 10:00 am – 12:00 noon. We will have the Zoom call on the big screen in Fellowship Hall, Pilgrim Community Church (where Pilot …

Results of TTX Jan 22. 2022

Leavenworth County ARES® members and interested Radio Amateurs attended a Table Top Exercise (TTX) on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Leavenworth County EOC in Leavenworth. Beginning promptly at 0900 hours, the session lasted until 11:15 am. Although we had three original scenarios, discussion was excellent and we managed to …

2021 Year-in-Review

Leavenworth ARES® 2021 Year-in-Review is now available in Draft form for member review and feedback. Contact Rick, NJØP if you are interested in receiving a copy. It is a 3.5 MB PDF file. If no requests are received by Jan 10, the draft will be declared final. Otherwise, reviewers have …

ARES® Individual Task Books

ARES® Emergency Communicator Individual Task Books just received a major upgrade: Centralized electronic bookkeeping. Instead of members having to keep a paper record and print the book for sign-off for each task completion, only educational achievements need be presented. The Emergency Coordinator (EC) uses a database to keep track of …