Hillsborough County ARES
Hillsborough County ARES

Welcome to Hillsborough County ARES

NEXT MEETING, WEDNESDAY, August 10

 

The June meeting will be Wednesday, August 10 at 7:00 pm on Zoom.

 

Topic to be announced......

 

 

If  you do not have the Zoom link for the monthly meeting, contact Jack, NF1L to get that information.

 

 

                                  NBEMS Training Plan

 

Links to our recent four session NBEMS training are below.

  • Session 1- January 12  Link  https://youtu.be/uiAfZiWLZH4
    • Download and configure FLdigi, FLmsg and FLamp on the computer
    • Download and configure Virtual Audio Cable
    • Discuss sound cards for interfacing computer and radio (needed for Session 4)
    • Homework - Open FLdigi and explore its features, click on macros, review Configuration menu features and Op Mode menu features
  • Session 2 – February 9  Link  https://youtu.be/3K6PJ-vC7QM
    • Communicate with FLdigi over the Zoom connection using the computer keyboard and simple macros
    • Download Hillsborough County ARES macros from Digital tab on k1hil.org
    • Homework - Practice using macros. Click on them to see what they do. Right click on them to see how they are structured.
  • Session 3 – March 9  https://youtu.be/sigMoaoY8AE 
    • Prepare an ICS-213 using FLmsg
    • Conduct a regular digital net over Zoom
    • Homework - Practice writing ICS-213 messages and "transmit" them through FLdigi
  • Session 4 – April 13  https://youtu.be/FZxrSzMIlSQ  
    • Transition what is learned during Zoom training to 2m FM
    • Connect and configure sound card
    • Conduct a digital net on CH51

For the last session please review the PDF at the following link:

 

http://gmares.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Basic-NBEMS-Training-Session-4.pdf

 

Before using Fldigi for the first time, please download the latest software files for your computer from this web page

 

https://gblakesl.net//N1GB/Std-FLDIGI.html

 

Also download Virtual Audio Cable driver from this web page

 

https://vb-audio.com/Cable/

 

 

If you are new to this group or don’t have the Zoom information, please contact Jack, NF1L at nf1l@arrl.net for the link.

 

 

Steve Davidson

NA1T

EC Hillsborough County ARES

NA1T@ARRL.NET

 

Weekly Analog Nets

Check NCS page for Schedule

at Mon at 7 PM

Weekly Digital Nets

Check Digital page for Schedule usually five minutes after Analog Net closes

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