Monthly Report
Submitted to:  ARES Central Ontario District DEC ([email protected])
Subject:  Central Ontario District Emergency Coordinator Report
Report Month/Year: October, 2001
Date Submitted:  October 31, 2001
EC Area of Responsibility: South Georgian Bay West Simcoe County
EC Name and Callsign:  Michael Moreau VE3LKI
EC's Email Address: [email protected]
Club Names: South Georgian Bay ARC / Blue Mountain ARC
ARES Members this Report: 25
Membership Increase/Decrease since last report:  +3
Local Net Name:  South Georgian Bay West Simcoe ARES Net
Number of Net Sessions / Checkins 4 Nets / 47 Checkins - 1 Formal Traffic
Section Net Name: Not yet established
NTS Net: Not yet established
Comments:  Co-ordinators attended a second planning meeting to develop strategies and programs.  Outlined operating paramaters for the SET.

Continued training for ARES Response and NTS traffic training on Oct 22/01.
2 of 4 training seminars prior to year end have been delivered by - Greg - KC8KUG/VE3 and Ken - VA3KEW.

Plans to participate in National SET in November, 2001. 
Likely in Digital modes on HF (PSK31) and VHF (Packet/APRS)

NTS Liason Station - Ken - VA3KEW, no traffic to / from ARES group to the OSN and the OPN.  Ken appointed as SGBWS ARES Net Manager, on Oct. 22/01

Digital Communications continue to develop in area.  Local Packet Digi - REKDIG - provided by Darren - VE3REK, as well as a Packet BBS - VE3REK-1, on 145.070 MHz.  Newer version of software installed. 

Continued interest being shown in APRS for ARES work as well.  Local plans and frequencies TBD.

Local stations now operating on PSK31, SSTV, RTTY.

SGBWS Emergency Manual completed and being delivered to members during the month of November.

ARES data updated on local club website and ARES website weekly


M. K. Moreau - VE3LKI - Emergency Coordinator - SGBWS ARES.
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