General UCARES Information
Reid Dickson, W1YMI, is the Emergency Coordinator for the Utah County ARES. He has the following Assistant Emergency Coordinators.
Suzanne Barney, K1ZEN, Membership Coordinator
Michael Preuss, W7MJP, Net Manager
Walt Miller, AD7WG, Assistant Net Manager
David Mair, AD7GH, HF Coordinator
Jim Weeks, N1LGQ, Liaison
Jeremy Stallard, KE7DLT, Interface Coordinator
Gary Hutton, KE7UIA, Interface Committee
Clark Cox, KA6PIZ, Interface Committee
If you have any questions please contact a member of the Utah County ARES leadership by email, or following our weekly training nets held every Tuesday at 2100h (9pm) on the 147.34 repeater:
147.34 MHz + (100.0 Hz)
147.34 MHz + (141.3 Hz), when auxiliary repeater is active
Current meeting schedules can be found HERE.
UCARES Certification requirements can be found in the Resource Pages. Though not required to join ARES, Certification Levels demonstrate the level of proficiency and equipment you have, and are considered by UCARES leadership when making assignments for public service events and callouts.
Joining the UCARES mailing list is easy. Once you have registered for a ucares.`org account, log in with your username and password and you will see instructions below this post on joining the mailing list.
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filed in ARRL on Nov.28, 2013
One day Technician class will be Saturday December 21st. at the BYU Law Library.
The class starts at 7:30am and ends late afternoon in time to go home for
The class is free but there is a $14 charge to take the exam. Most students
opt to test the day of the class but if you need more study you may take
the exam later.
If you would like to attend the class please e-mail me to reserve a spot and
I will send back all the particulars on exactly where and what to bring.
filed in ARES, ARRL, RACES on Aug.20, 2013
The 2013 RACES / ARES Conference is Saturday, November 9th, 2013, 0900-1600. It will be held at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah. This conference has always been a great time to receive instruction and network with your peers from around the state. There is not a charge to attend.
If you have not already signed up to attend, please do it now. As in previous years, registration is through UTRAIN, (www.utah.train.org). The Course ID is 1011069. The Utah Division of Emergency Management, sponsor of the conference, would like a final count of attendees by October 28th. so that they can have conference materials and name badges ready and a meal count for the food service at the conference center.
filed in Uncategorized on Aug.13, 2013
Need several volunteers to help as communicators at aid stations and with SAG on Saturday September 14th. Also need 2 persons for NCS. The plan is to meet at Memorial Park in Payson at 6am for assignments. For more information, or to sign up, please contact Mickey at email@example.com
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filed in ARES, SET on Jul.29, 2013
Springville City CERT, along with the Springville Department of Public Safety will be holding a mock disaster Wedneday, August 7, at the Springville Senior Center, 65 East, 200 South.
The following time frame is planned:
5:30 pm Victims and those doing moulage arrive. Also CERT staff arrives
6:00 pm CERT members and other participants arrive–organize into teams.
6:30 pm Search and Rescue Operations commence.
7:15 pm Ambulance and Fire Truck arrive–Join with CERT teams
7:45 pm All participants assemble for debriefing and refreshments.
8:15-8:30 pm Clean up–Load CERT trailer.
You will always learn something valuable about your own skills and readiness to respond to a big emergency situation in every mock disaster you participate in. I find this to be true even though I have been doing this for years.
Please arrive before 6:30 with your go-kit and be prepared to practice in the SET.
filed in ARRL on May.20, 2013
The Amateur Radio License test session is on Wednsday Augest 21st. at 7pm at the Howard W. Hunter Law library in the J Reuben Clarke law building (JRCB) on BYU campus. Cost of the test is $14.00 Technician, General and Extra test administered.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
filed in Public Service on Apr.12, 2013
Title: TERT Outdoor Training
Location: Aspen Grove
Description: Hope you had a nice winter. One of these times spring and summer will be upon us which means we need to start thinking of our 30th year of TERT.
We are going to have one training session this year and it will be on Saturday May 11th at the Aspen Grove parking lot starting at 0800 for new members. 0900 for everyone else. It will probably last through the morning and maybe into the early afternoon.
More information will be coming as the agenda is developed. As usual, we are hoping LifeFlight will come by. Check out the TERT website by going to tert.org
We look forward to seeing you all there! It is always a fun time to get together.
filed in Callouts and Events on Apr.11, 2013
Title: Provo City Marathon
Description: This is a marathon, half marathon and 5k foot race. The marathon and half marathon starts in South Fork Provo Canyon. They are asking for radio support at several locations along the route. Some locations a gain antenna will be helpful. The race starts at 0700, so the radio operators will need to in place and ready before 0700 in the first 8 miles of the race. I little later at other locations. Contact KE7UIA to sign up or send email to email@example.com
Start Time: 0630
End Time: 1300
filed in ARES on Nov.19, 2012
The Amateur Radio License test session is on Wednsday May 15th. at 7pm at the Howard W. Hunter Law library in the J Reuben Clarke law building (JRCB) on BYU campus.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
filed in ARES, RACES on Oct.15, 2012
The 2012 RACES / ARES Conference is Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, 0900-1600. It will be held at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah. This conference has always been a great time to receive instruction and network with your peers from around the state. There is not a charge to attend.
If you have not already signed up to attend, please do it now. As in previous years, registration is through UTRAIN, (www.utah.train.org). The Course ID is 1011069. The Utah Division of Emergency Management, sponsor of the conference, would like a final count of attendees by October 29th. so that they can have conference materials and name badges ready and a meal count for the food service at the conference center.
filed in ARES on Sep.27, 2012
Saturday October 6, 2012 in the Home Depot parking lot at 885 West Grassland Drive, American Fork. UCARES has been invited to set up a display on amateur radio and on what we do here in Utah County. This emergency preparedness fair starts at 0900 and will end at about 1200. I am planning on being there at 0830 to set things up. Come out and help for a little while or look at the displays and get some ideas.