ACARES Monthly Meeting -- May 9th at 7:00pm -- Cherry Creek Schools Educational Services Center

Below are some activities that may or may not necessarily be Amateur Radio related but would encourage you to participate in.

Please remember to track your participation and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before the end of the month!


Upcoming training for OMEGA.

Training opportunities can be found at




  Jan 8 @ 19:00 - OMEGA's weekly radio net (

  Jan 10 @ 18:30 - Basic Vertical Training (OV-210) in Denver (

  Jan 15 @ 19:00 - OMEGA's weekly radio net (





Training offered by Rocky Mountain Ham

Visit the RMham site at

 Rocky Mountain Ham University for the 2016-2017 season has just been solidified and registration is now open.  The courses for the season are as follows:

January 21, 2017 - Building a portable station "PODCOMM" David Dean
February 18, 2017 - Repeater Controllers - Dave Maciorowski WA1JHK of S-Com
March 18, 2017 - Impedance, Reflections, and Transformation, Chris Hamilton
April 15, 2017 - Denver GNU Radio SDR course. Teaching the technology, not the appliance. Eric Schneider
We are going to put more detail up on our website as we get it.  The class will be held from 8-noon on the schedule day with a pizza lunch provided.  The cost to RSVP is $10 per class.  You may find more information and register on our website at RMHam registration page
The classes are limited to the first 50 registrants.  We are looking to a great RMHAM-U season and seeing you there!
John Maxwell, W0VG
Community Emergency Response Team - Train the Trainer

January 21, 8:30am to 5:00pm, January 24 and 26, 6:00pm to 9:30pm
January 28, 2017, 8:30am to 5:00pm
(This is a 24-hour course)
 What:       The course introduces potential instructors to the CERT curriculum and covers administrative issues and prepares trainers to teach the class by demonstrating instructional methods. This course is required for instructors prior to teaching class. Typically, CERT instructors act in a volunteer capacity.
Instructors come from a variety of backgrounds that include volunteers (general public) attending at the request of their sponsoring local CERT program, emergency management, fire, law enforcement, search and rescue team members and EMS responders.

Attendees must successfully complete the prerequisites listed below and bring their certificates to the first day of training.
Where:     Location to be announced 

Register: Registration for Denver CERT train the trainer

Additional Requirements/Prerequisites:
Certificate of Completion of the classroom/online CERT course (IS/G317)
(waivers only for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, S&R and EMS Personnel)

(On Line Courses)
Certificates of completion -IS100 (;
Certificates of completion - IS700 (;

***Other on line recommended free courses are:
IS-120.a - An Introduction to Exercises (
IS-265 - Basic Instructional Skills ( 
IS-244.a Developing and Managing Volunteers (

Please note: lunch is NOT provided, however, there are numerous locations nearby and an adequate lunch break will be provided. 

For more information contact Carolyn H Bluhm at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 303.725.3084

Carolyn H Bluhm, MPCP
Emergency Management Coordinator/Community Preparedness
Denver’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
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