Lucas County ARES will be having their 2nd Annual Trunk Sale and Swap on May 7th. More Information can be found by navigating to the home page and clicking the link.Lucas County ARES, Inc. is selling raffle tickets for a 100W solar panel, and related accessories. Contact Jim KE8IJU for more information. The Drawing will be held at our Trunk Swap in May.There will be CPR Training with the American Heart Association on April 22 immediately following the General Meeting. The training is open to the public and will be held at the EMS Training Center, 2127 Jefferson St, Toledo. There is a $20 cost for certification.

ARES-in-Brief Announcements

Week of April 2, 2023

    American Heart Association CPR Training April 22, 2023. Email the Education AEC to enroll. There is a $20 fee for this class and pre-registration is recommended.
    Friday, April 7th is the monthly siren test. The net will start at 11:45 on the 147.270 and 442.850 linked  repeaters. Net Control will take checkins, wait for the sirens to sound at noon.  Net Control will then take reports as to where sirens were heard.
    The next scheduled LCARES Hospital Radio Test will be TBD. Contact Rich King KE8IJV for more info. The NORC-2 tests will go on as normally scheduled.
    Volunteers are needed to assist with communications at the Glass City Marathon on April 23. For more information or to volunteer contact Rick K8RKS by email
    Toledo Mobile Radio Association (TMRA) is sponsoring a Technician’s level license class. The class is on two (2) Saturday’s April 15th and April 29th 2023. The class is being held at Lucas County EMS Training facility, 2127 Jefferson Ave. Toledo, OH. The class runs from 0800 to 1700 each Saturday. With testing being held the last couple of hours on April 29th. The class is offered at NO charge. ARRL books are $30.00 and there is a $15.00 fee for the administration of the test. For more information and to sign up, contact Steve at [email protected]
    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) nationally recognized AUXCOMM course returns to the Dayton Hamvention this year. This free course will be held the three days prior to Hamvention from May 16 th – May 18 th , 2023, at a location near Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. There are only 30 slots available for this course, so you should submit your application now. Attendees will be taken on a first come first served basis. To apply, please send a copy of your FEMA issued course completion certificates for Independent Study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800 and a copy of your active FCC issued amateur radio Technician’s license, or higher, by 1 May 2023. Please submit a copy of all required prerequisites, or any questions you may have, to the following email address: [email protected] ATTN:Jolene Hollingshead
    The next LCARES general meeting will be Saturday, April 22, 2023 at the 9-1-1 training center, 2127 Jefferson Ave. The meeting starts at 9:00:am. The training topic is to be determined. Contact Mike W8MAL to suggest a topic for education. The Mesh Committee will meet immediately following the general meeting.
      The next LCARES Board of Trustees meeting will be Saturday, April 22, 2023 at the 9-1-1 training center, 2127 Jefferson Ave. The meeting starts at 8:00:am.

    ARES-in-Brief Net Control Rotation for April:

    2- W8VHS

    9- No Net

    16- KE8VJP

    23- W8VNL

Updated: March 31, 2023 13:12/div>

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