The LARC Board will be meeting via WebEx. The meeting is still open to club members. If you wish to join the meeting, contact Justin, WJØTX, at email@example.com and he will send you the necessary details.
The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed Amateur Radio operators who voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment with local ARES leadership for public service communications duty when disaster strikes. The ARRL set in motion a new ARES strategic plan to improve collaboration with government and human services agencies and streamline community disaster response.
The LARC May club meeting presentation, “Intro to ARES,” will give a history of ARES and outline what you can do as a volunteer. We’ll also give the “nuts and bolts” of the organization. James Nelson, WØJRN, Southeast Nebraska District Emergency Coordinator (SE NE DEC), and Ed Holloway, KØRPT, Nebraska Section Emergency Coordinator (NE SEC), will tag-team this presentation. Please plan to attend this online presentation on Wednesday, May 13, at 7:30 pm via www.neares.net/larcmeeting.
The May 7 VE session will be held at Holme Lake Park starting at 6:30 pm at the northwest picnic pavilion. Enter Holmes Lake park using the entrance off Normal Blvd and park in the parking lot between the covered picnic area and children’s play area.
Plans are in place to ensure social distancing and sanitation of writing materials.
— Chris, KC0PJR
Volunteer Exam Session Coordinator
The April club meeting is April 8 at 19:30 via Facebook Live on the LARC Facebook page.
2020 Lancaster County Spotter Training
This year, like last, will be the Lancaster County Spotter Training for Amateur Radio operators. The PowerPoint that we normally show during our presentation will again be used. All ham radio operators, who can participate in SKYWARN nets and callouts should view this presentation. I will include a question in the middle and end of the presentation that will need to be answered after the presentation concludes. Please visit www.neares.net/lcst and supply your name, call sign, quiz answer, and then click on “Register.”
Please see the LOG for additional details.
The April LOG folding session has been canceled. Fear not, the LOG is still going out. Individuals have stepped up to see that it gets out while maintaining social distancing.