- NEXT VECOM MEETING: Friday, Jan 11, 2019, 10:00-noon, at Fire Station 16 on Lawrence Street.
by Dick, AH6EZ
The attached multi-sheet Excel file is my highly revised standard
VECOM frequency list for the 2m and 440 bands. There will be some
added 220 band channels.
- Download full list revised 12 Dec 2018, MS excel format:
UV5R Master V12a Dec 2018 export
- Download channel explanations revised 12 Dec 2018 in MS Excel format: (Use tabs on bottom of sheet to view various categories.)
- FRS channels are ok. FRS 1 1 now labeled FRS 1.
They will hear all and transmit the default privacy code 1.
- Changed PT PD to PD Tac. Corrected and tested ctcss rx for Sheriff,
Fire, and PD Tac.
- For RT systems, the channels in the radio settings should be 128.
- Here is the UV5R file for RT Systems and an csv export file.
- Here are UV5X3 files for RT Systems and Chirp and an csv export file.
- I see there is a new Chirp version Dec 14, which I used.
Wednesday December 5, 6:00 PM
Nordland Garden Club, Marrowstone Island
More information on the Jefferson County Amateur Radio website at: https://w7jcr.wordpress.com/
THE GREAT WASHINGTON SHAKEOUT is coming this Thursday. Check with your local (neighborhood) emergency preparedness committee to see what local plans are in the works.
Here is a link to the shakeout web page: https://www.shakeout.org/washington/
Or contact the Jefferson County DEM for more information.
Click to download pdf file:
Operators move traffic between NW Maritime Center in Port Townsend, and boats on the race course in the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Operators left to right: Mhaire KC7YWX (digital position,) Jim K7QCK (marine radio,) and Clint KG7WNM (backup operator.)
Click link to download PDF file:
Click on this link to download slides from the meeting: Jefferson County ARES VECOM March 2018
The Baofeng Programming document is intended to be in a Resource Book.
The Programming Instructions and Frequency List are intended to be
laminated and attached to the lanyard on the portable. They might need
to be shrunk in the printing process depending on the practical
eyesight of the end user.
73, Dick Illman
Presently there are 13 of you on my list for this class. Ultimately you will need to register on the oregonaces.org web site when our class is on their calendar. There are 25 seats available that may also be offered to the new Feb 3,4 students as well as Clallam and Kitsap. I will let you know when you can sign in.
Here is a course description.
The course fee is $25 per student at the door and includes the student workbook and certificate. The FEMA IS-100, IS-200 and IS-700 courses are available online and are required prior to certification. You may take the class before completing the FEMA courses and will receive your ACES certificate when you complete the FEMA courses. Students are required to bring a radio and manual for programming practice and a headset is recommended. The class focuses on your performance and mastry of the skills required for auxiliary communications support. You will be operating and checking into a net, sending and receiving formal message traffic in multiple formats and programming your radio to new frequencies. To complete the course there is a multiple choice exam and practical demonstration of learned skills.
Here is a link to the ICS classes.