Hillsborough County ARES
Hillsborough County ARES

Welcome to Hillsborough County ARES

Next Meeting Wednesday December 14 @ 7:00 pm

 

 

Topic TBA.  Please watch this website for the topic and the Zoom link to log into the meeting.

 

Link to the Zoom meeting for the above session:

TBA

 

Note: Watch this website for the Zoom link to the HC-ARES meeting the week of the meeting.

 

 

 

 

                                  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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