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Welcome to the
Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service!


Check out What's New 
 

May 2015 Bulletin Now Online

Our Mission:  To provide emergency communications to central Ohio public safety, emergency, health, government and relief agencies in times of disaster.
To keep our skills sharp, we provide communication support for many public service events. Enjoy the site and please contact us if you have questions.

Kevin O'Harra, KD8IIB
ARRL Emergency Coordinator
Franklin County, Ohio
"callsign"@Columbus.RR.com

COARES Wednesday Weekly Net
August 5 , 2015, 8:00 PM
On the 147.06 K8DDG Repeater 94.8 CTCSS

Backup Repeater K8DDG 147.09

COARES August Meeting
Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 07:30 PM

Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security office

5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd - Columbus, OH

Volunteers Needed for Pelotonia
August 8-9 , 2015
Note web dates are August 7-9 but the ride is actually 8th and 9th
To volunteer follow link above and click on Volunteer in the middle of the page.
Saturday and Sunday locations marked with a call sign if assigned or "X" if ham needed.
Any questions e-mail Matthew A. Rausenberg-KD8OEG

Getting Started in Emergency Radio
(click the "Emergency Radio" logo)

COARES Operations Manual - Our handbook of operations
COARES Application - The Current Application to Join COARES
NVIS Presentation (5 MB) - Near Vertical Incidence Skywave
Simplex Hospital Communications Study (3 MB) - Requires Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer
History of Hospital Antenna Testing
The Hospital Antenna & Radio Testing Program - Rev 1
Hospital Emergency Amateur Radio Operator vs. 1.01
COTS Radio Programming List vs. 1.3
ICS Forms Information
ICS-213 vs 1.1- COARES Message Form
ICS-214 - COARES Communication Log

 

Site Index


What's New A list of recent changes in the web site
COARES Leadership A Who's Who in the organization.
COARES Nets Our weekly on-the-air meetings, in MP3 format
COARES Heritage A brief history.
COARES Repeaters Our expanding communications system.
COARES Events A complete listing of local activities that require COARES assistance.
Web Links A listing of Amateur Radio websites for the interests of Hams everywhere.
COARES Bulletin Our award winning monthly publication.
COARES Training Information on Training for Emergency Communications
COARES Sponsored VE Test Sessions Information for individuals wanting to take their Amateur Radio Examination.
   

 

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