Adams-Arapahoe County ARES ALERT STATUS: Normal (Alert 0) Monthly Meeting -- Next membership meeting planned for Thursday, December 8th at 19:00 hours. This is an IN PERSON MEETING -- DETAILS IN EMAIL AND ONLINE --

2022 Training & Exercise & Events Calendar Updated Nov 13th 2022

(Trainings & Exercises & Events are subject to change during the year)

(All trainings will be Person to Person & Virtual - unless noted differently)

  • Jan 13 - Monthly Meeting - Review New I-217a Frequencies, Tactical Call-Signs, & APRS
  • Jan 15 - POSTPONED Special MeetingRadio Programming & APRS Programming at the CCSD ESC Building 
  • Jan 29 - ExerciseACARES Radio and Winlink Exercise (1300-1500hrs.) - Part of Winter Heat 2022 Exercise.
  • Feb 10 - Monthly Meeting - ACARES Winlink operations & ACARES Alert System - Virtual Training Only
  • Feb 21-24 - Special Exercise - Weather Forms & SHARES Spotrep-2 Winlink Messages to CEMA Conference  
  • Mar 10 - Monthly Meeting - Alternative Power Sources & Drone Operations. 

April is SKYWARN training month

  • Apr 9 - Special Training - SKYWARN Training for ARES/Amateur Radio Operators - Virtual Training (1000-1200hrs)
  • Apr 10 - Special Training & Exercise - East Region District ARES DMR virtual training by RMHAM at 1300/Exercise at 1400 
  • Apr 14 - Monthly Meeting -SKYWARN Training - Open to Public - Cherry Creek School District ISF Building (1800-2000hrs)
  • Apr 18 - Special Event - World Amateur Radio Day - Radio & Winlink - All day event
  • Apr 20 - Special Meeting - SKYWARN Training - Open to Public - East I-70 Corridor at Bennett Community Center (1800-2000hrs) 
  • Apr 23 - Special Meeting - SKYWARN Training - Open to Public - Adams County SO Sub Station  Commerce City (1000-1200hrs)
  • Apr 24 - Special Exercise - Testing Radio Reverse with ACSO Radio during NET
  • Apr 30 - Exercise - Severe Weather Activation - Radios; APRS; WINLINK; Deployment - Multi ARES Districts - (1000-1300hrs)
  • May 12 - Monthly Meeting - Homebrew Sound Cards; April 30 Exercise AAR Review
  • Jun 9 - Monthly Meeting - Weather NET SOP
  • Jun 18 - Special Event - Mile High Hook & Ladder at Arapahoe Community College
  • Jun 25/26 - Special Event -ARRL Field Day - "READY-SET-GO" 
  • Jul 14 - Monthly Meeting - Preparation for the Fair - Incident Action Plan & Communication Ops - At County Fair
  • Jul 16 - Special Exercise - 2022 Fair Tabletop Exercise - At Cherry Creek ESC Building - Meeting in Person
  • Jul 28-31 Special Event Arapahoe County Fair - Refer to Operations Section on Web Site
  • Aug 2 - Special Event - National Night Out - Statewide Community Event
  • Aug 3-7 - Special Event -  Adams County Fair 
  • Aug 11 - Monthly Meeting - EOC Operations - At Adams County OEM/EOC - Fair HOTWASH - Meeting in Person
  • Aug 27 - Special Event - Limon Classic Car Show - DMR Exercise between ACARES & Big Sandy Radio Group 0900-1200hours
  • Aug 28 -  Special Event - HAMFEST - Adams County Fairgrounds 0800-1300hours
  • Sep 8 - Monthly Meeting - ICS/OEM/EOC Updates and Training - At Arapahoe Sheriff's Office - Meeting in Person
  • Oct 1 - Special EventColorado ARES SET Exercise - 1000-1400hrs
  • Oct 13 - Monthly Meeting - Emergency Operations Center Drill - At Adams County OEM/EOC - Meeting in Person
  • Oct 23 - Special Event - Great Colorado ShakeOut - Part of Sunday NET
  • Nov 10 - Monthly Meeting - AAR Review of 2022 SET & ACARES Survey
  • Dec 3 - Special Event - SKYWARN Recognition Day - Further Details TBA 
  • Dec 8 - Monthly Meeting - Review of 2022 Events and Recognition of members 

2023 Training/Exercise & Event Calendar - Added on Nov 27th 2022 

(Trainings & Exercises & Events are subject to change during the year)

(All monthly meetings / trainings will be Person to Person & Virtual - unless noted differently)

  • Jan 12 - Monthly Meeting - Kick off 2023
  • Jan 21 - Radio Programming Day - Tentative - Location TBA
  • Jan 28 - Winter Field Day - Exercise - Tentative
  • Feb 9 - Monthly Meeting
  • Mar 9 - Monthly Meeting
  • Apr 13 - Monthly Meeting - SKYWARN Training at Cherry Creek ISF Building - Tentative 
  • Apr 18 - World Amateur Radio Day - Tentative
  • Apr 20 - SKYWARN Training at Bennett Rec. Center - Tentative
  • May 11 - Monthly Meeting
  • Jun 8 - Monthly Meeting
  • Jun 17 - Mile High Hook & Ladder Event - Tentative
  • Jun 24/25 - ARRL Field Day - Location(s) to be Announced
  • Jul 13 - Monthly Meeting at County Fair - Review County Fair IAP
  • Jul 22 - County Fair Tabletop Exercise - Location TBA
  • Jul 27/30 - Arapahoe County Fair
  • Aug 1 - National Night Out - Tentative
  • Aug 2/6 - Adams County Fair - Tentative
  • Aug 10 - Monthly Meeting
  • Aug 11/13 - Strasburg Days/Parade
  • Aug 11/20 - Western Welcome Week Events/Parade
  • Sep 8/9 - Bennett Days/Parade
  • Sep 14 - Monthly Meeting
  • Oct 7 - Colorado SET Day - Statewide Exercise
  • Oct 12 - Monthly Meeting
  • Oct 19 - Great Shakeout Day - Exercise - Tentative
  • Nov 9 - Monthly Meeting - SET AAR Review
  • Dec 2 - SKYWARN Recognition Day - Exercise - Tentative
  • Dec 14 - Monthly Meeting - End of Year Review & Recognition Event

 

 

 

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 training meeting will be held in person except where noted.

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