Welcome to the
Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service!

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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

COARES Wednesday Weekly Net
July 1 , 2015, 8:00 PM
On the 147.06 K8DDG Repeater 94.8 CTCSS

Backup Repeater K8DDG 147.09

COARES July Meeting
Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 07:30 PM

Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security office

5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd - Columbus, OH

The ARRL OO Program Explained
John Perone W8RXX
July 9, 2015, 6 p.m.
Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security
5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd, Columbus, OH 43230
Matthew Curtin KD8TTE

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
Andy Elliott's 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
COARES Recommended & COTS Hospital Frequency Template vs. 1.2
Hospital Emergency Amateur Radio Operator-Actions to take when activated for a hospital emergency assignment
ICS Forms Information
ICS-213 - COARES Message Form
ICS-309 - 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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