Arapahoe County ARES Monthly Meeting -- Next meeting planned for February 11th at 19:00 hours -- NOTE: THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE MEETING USING GOOGLE MEET...DETAILS IN EMAIL AND ONLINE --

2021 Training & Exercise Calendar - Updated Jan 20th

Trainings & Exercises are subject to change during the year

  • Jan 14 - POD Preparation-HIPAA-Media-Situational Awareness by ACARES 
  • Jan 30 - Communication Exercise - NCR Winter Field Day - ARES Groups - (1000-1200hrs)
  • Feb 11 - 911/PSAP, DTRS, Public Safety Dispatching by Arapahoe 911 Trainer Cory Rieck
  • Mar 11 - HazMat Awareness by Randy Perlis CDPHE & Mental Health Awareness by Dr. Ron Lee CCSD
  • Apr 08 - Weather Spotting/Reporting by SkyWarn (Open to the Public - meeting starts at 1830hrs.)
  • May 08 - World Red Cross Day EMCOMM Exercise (TBA-Further Details)
  • May 13 - Red Cross Shelter/Winlink & DMR, by ACARES
  • Jun 10 - Search & Rescue by OMEGA & Deployment Protocols by ACARES
  • Jun 26/27 - Field Day - ACARES - ARES Groups (TBA-Further Details)
  • Jul 08 - ICS/IAP Update & Fair preparation By ACARES
  • July 22-25 - Arapahoe County Fair - ACARES (Tentative)
  • Aug 12 - OEM/EOC Operations & Updates by Arapahoe County OEM(Tentative)
  • Sep 09 - National Preparedness Month /Family Kits & Go Kits 
  • Oct 14 - Colorado SET Exercise Preparations
  • Nov 11 - TBA
  • Dec 09 - Training & Exercise AAR & LLIS by ACARES 

          2020 Training & Exercise Calendar                                                         

  • January 9:         Winter Net Training. by John, ADØPD
  • February 13:     Winter Go Bags. by Ben, KBØUBZ and Yaesu Fusion system, by Mark, KA0TPG
  • March 12:         ICS Forms. by Randy, N0OEM (Meeting Cancelled - COVID)
  • April 9:             Ham Software. by Mark, KD5DKQ
  • May 14:            AuxComm. by Emit Hurdelbrink, WØUAW
  • June 11:           Arapahoe County OEM Nate Fogg - COVID 19 (Summer Wx Exercise June 20)
  • July 9:              Damage Assessment - by Randy, N0OEM  (Damage Assessment Exercise July 19)
  • August 13:      Shelter Communications by ACARES Staff (Shelter Exercise August 29)
  • September 10: National Traffic System (NTS) & Medical/Hospital Communications - by KBØUBZ 
  • September 16: ICS refresher & updates - Make up from cancelled March training - by ACARES Staff  
  • October 3:       (Colorado ARES Statewide SET from 8am-12pm)
  • October 8:       Fusion Communications - by KEØDC & WØSUN
  • November 12:  DMR & WinLink Communications - by KEODC & KIOEP
  • November 14   (Red Cross EMCOMM Exercise - Nationwide)
  • December 5:    (SkyWarn Recognition Day 2020 - Nationwide)
  • December 10:  ACSO Command Post & 2020 Review of Exercises & Training - by ACARES Staff

How to Use COTRAIN, the Colorado state training web site:

  1. Browse to http://train.org/colorado/welcome
  2. If you do not have a COTRAIN account, click on the Create an Account button; if you have an account, log in and skip to step 5
  3. When the COTRAIN Create Account page appears, fill in the fields as directed and click Create Account
  4. Log in using your new user name and password
  5. To check what courses COTRAIN has on file for you, click YOUR LEARNING and then click on the Your Transcript tab
  6. To see what courses are available for you to take, click on COURSE CATALOG

 

(All monthly training/meetings are being held on Google Meet at 1900 hours - until further notice)