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Alachua Cty Vol. IPP

2021 FIELD DAY


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Alachua Cty. Vol. EOP

Alachua Cty Vol. IPP


Florida Baptist Disaster Relief Information

North Florida Amateur Radio Club

created to support Alachua County ARES(R)

ARES(R)/NFARC meeting ZOOM
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89530741792



VAR-AC  now offers fascinating broadcast modes on HF and VHF - and file and email transfer.   Obviously competing effectively with AX.25 systems! 
Great opportunities for communications volunteers.

Installing VAR-AC


Saturday LabNLunch -- big progress made by many in fixing problems, learning techniques, building new radio assets.   No way I could get them all in photos -- too much happening simultaneously all over the 1st floor!




Living Room

dining room

The group worked for aboutt four hours on a slew of different projects!

Minutes from our Hurricane Nicole Meeting!

Alachua County Approved Volunteer Communications Plan
Approved Nov 9 2022, as amended.

NFL Section Hurricane Nicole IAP



Bibliography Document 2022

(Note:  Hold down LEFT SHIFT KEY while "reloading" document to force acquisition of most recent copy of the rapidly updating document.)  
Requested document by the EOC to list what we trained, taught, built, served just so far this year!  We've been BUSY!!


TECH NITE TALK on AX.25/VARA (Part One)
If you weren't able to join us for this talk, you might wish to review this.

BEATY TOWER GARC2 (W4DFU-8) UP AND RUNNING!!

Hooray Earl, Susan & Jon!!!
Digipeater Coverage for East Alachua County Returns!

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We are a DYNAMIC and VIBRANT amateur radio club involved in almost every aspect of this incredibly fun hobby, teaching and training as many people as we can, both to benefit them and to increase support for serving our Community through backup radio communications in times of need.

Connection Planning Document

Connections Planning Document


DRAFT LOCAL COMMS PLAN

(updated 11/4/2022)

(Ongoing updates: refresh your browser to get latest version)


List of options to gain data techniques:
Sound Card Options - 2022



Page to go to to find the way to turn in the 214's:

Alachua County EOT Page

You will have to go there and drop down to the link, "Submit your 214"
because my attempt at creating a direct link didn't work...


    THANKS SO MUCH TO OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS!!!

ARES(R) Planning for Hurricane IAN




All-Florida ARES(R) Taskbook for All
Taskbook Specific for Alachua County Badged Volunteers




Lorilyn's MORSE CODE Practice for Middle School Students is going WELL!   It is fascinating to see their interest in this unique skill.







CALENDAR



NEW FORM TO REPORT YOUR VOLUNTEERISM

VOLUNTEERISM REPORTING FORM

(This link is also now in the LEFT COLUMN
<----- over THERE
and you can find it there long after this little blurb here in the center column
DISAPPEARS



GROUPS.IO:   https://groups.io/g/NF4RC
If you would like to join, please send me an email ([email protected]) and I'll send you out an "invitation." 
Email to subscribe yourself:   [email protected]


If YOU would like to be qualified to serve our local County in communications in times of need, look at the requirements https://qsl.net/nf4rc/WelcomeToAlachuaCountyARES.pdf   There are plenty of other ways to serve, but this gets you built into the County Response.


NFARC Zoom Link





ARES(R)/NFARC meeting ZOOM
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89530741792





Alachua County Shelter Radio Systems Testing
:  https://qsl.net/nf4rc/2021/MassCareShelterAntennaTesting.pdf




Leadership in our group is SERVANTHOOD

FCC Licensed Club Callsign:

NF4RC

Contact Information
Trustee
Gordon Gibby MD  docvacuumtubes  at  gmail.com
More information on qrzcq.com
 

"How-To" on building a Go-Box

(I have plenty of wood forms if you need one already cut and screwed together.)





Forest Grove NF4RC-7 FireTower station


Beatty Tower dual-frequency station

Beatty Towers Antennas W4DFU-8

Our two digital antennas at base of Beatty Towers antenna installation.  W4DFU-7/8/9

Art on Beatty Towers

Art on top of Beatty Towers (164' up!)