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Androscoggin County Amateur Radio Emergency Services

Androscoggin ARES/RACES Net Thursdays at 1930L on
 Auburn Repeater 146.61- no pl tone --
Backup: 146.46 Androscoggin County ARES Primary Simplex Frequency
Androscoggin ARES/RACES Net Preamble
Androscoggin ARES Meeting 1800L Third Wednesday of the Month at:
Androscoggin Unified Emergency Management Agency - Emergency Operations Center
basement of Central Fire Station, 2 College Street, Lewiston Maine

ARES Application ARES Groups Hospital Communications Training FEMA Forms Radiogram APRS Equipment Manuals

Band

Primary

Secondary

Tertiary

Repeater

146.61MHz no-pl tone (Auburn)

145.29 MHz 100Hz (Wales, ME)

147.225+123Hz(Livermore, ME)

2m

146.46 MHz Simplex

147.54 MHz Simplex

146.43 MHz Simplex

6m

52.525 FM Simplex

53.05- 136.6Hz pl (Litchfield, ME)


10m

28.46 MHz usb



HF

3940 kHz lsb

7262 kHz lsb


APRS

144.390MHz

144.91MHz

144.93 MHz

Unified Regional Hospital Frequency List ver 1.1  8 October 2008



ARES Links

National ARES page at ARRL http://www.arrl.org/ares NOT ares.org thanks Bill Akins, NT1N for the correction
Cumberland County Basic Emergency Communications Course http://www.qsl.net/maineares/ccbeccc.htm
ARES Membership Application http://www.arrl.org/fsd-98-ares-registration-form  PDF:http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Public%20Service/fsd98.pdf
Maine Emergency Coordinator Contact Page http://www.qsl.net/me-ares/Maine_ARES/Contact.html

New Maine ARES Page by Page by Phil N1EP http://www.qsl.net/me-ares

Maine ARES Documents http://www.maineares.org/downloads.html
New Hampshire ARES http://www.nh-ares.org/
Vermont ARES http://www.vtares.org/
Eastern Massachusetts ARES/
RACES http://ares.ema.arrl.org/
Western Massachusetts ARES http://wma.arrl.org/

Area

EOC web site

ARES web site

Maine State

http://www.maine.gov/mema/

http://maineares.org/

Androscoggin

http://androscogginema.org/
Current staff emails: http://www.androscoggincountyme.com/EMA/EMA.htm

http://www.w1npp.org/pages/aresraces.html

Aroostook

http://www.aroostookema.com/


Cumberland

http://www.cumberlandcounty.org/ema/

http://www.ccares-maine.org/

Franklin

http://www.franklincountyema.org/

http://www.franklincountyema.org/ham_radio.html

Hancock

http://www.co.hancock.me.us/ema/index.html

http://hancockcountyemcomm.blogspot.com/

Kennebec

http://www.kennebeccounty.org/kclepc/emaindex.htm

http://www.kennebeccounty.org/kclepc/ARES/ares.htm

Knox

http://www.knoxcountymaine.gov/ema


Lincoln

http://www.lincolncountyema.net


Penobscot

http://www.penobscot-county.net/

http://www.n1me.com/Penboscot_County_ARES.php

Piscataquis

http://www.piscataquis.us/Pages/ema.html


Oxford

http://www.megalink.net/~oxctyema/

http://www.megalink.net/~n1yis/oxfordares.html

Sagadahoc

http://sagcounty.com/sag_emergency_management.html

http://www.ks1r.net/

Somerset

http://www.somersetcounty-me.org/index.cfm?PageContent=Department.cfm&DeptID=32


Waldo

http://www.uninets.net/~dsrowley/waldoema.html

http://www.uninets.net/~dsrowley/emaham.html

Washington

http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ema/


York

YorkCountyMaineEMA

http://yorkcountymaineares.blogspot.com/



Hospital Support Communications

Unified Regional Hospital Frequency List ver 1.1  8 October 2008
Hospital Disaster Support Communications System (HDSCS) http://www.hdscs.org/
Central Maine Regional Resource Center (CMRRC)http://www.cmrrc.org/
Southern Maine Regional Resource Center http://www.smrrc.org/
Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations http://www.hhs.gov/aspr/opeo/
Department of Health and Human Services http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/
Central Maine Medical Center http://www.cmmc.org/
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center http://www.stmarysmaine.com/
Medical Amateur Radio Council http://www.marco-ltd.org/
MediShare International http://www.medishare.org/
SC HEART South Carolina Healthcare Emergency Amateur Radio Team http://scheart.us/
DFD Russell Medical Center http://www.dfdrussell.org/
Main Office
180 Church Hill Road, Leeds, ME‎ - (207) 524-3501‎ -Google Map-
Additionally:
7 Main Street, Turner, ME‎ - (207) 225-2676 -Google Map-
11 Academy Rd, Monmouth, ME‎ - (207) 933-9646‎ -Google Map-

American Red Cross http://www.redcross.org/

Red Cross of Maine http://www.maineredcross.org/

United Valley Red Cross http://www.southernmaine.redcross.org/
1180 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME‎ - (207) 795-4004‎ -Google Map-

Mid-Coast Red Cross http://www.midcoast.redcross.org/
16 Community Drive Topsham, ME 04086-1595 (207) 563-3299 -Google Map-

Red Cross of Southern Maine
http://www.southernmaine.redcross.org/
2401 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102(207) 874-1192‎ – (207) 874-1976‎ (Fax) – (207) 780-8905‎ (TTY/TDD) -Google Map-

Pine Tree Red Cross http://www.pinetree.redcross.org/
122 Target Industrial Circle  Bangor, ME 04401 (207) 941-2903 Fax: (207) 941-2906 -Google Map-

ARES Training

Public Service Communications Manual: http://www.arrl.org/public-service-communications-manual

National Traffic System: Methods and Practice Guide(NTS-MPG): http://www.arrl.org/appendix-b-nts-methods-and-practices-guidelines

ARES Field Organization http://www.arrl.org/field-organization
ARES Field Resource Manual http://www.arrl.org/files/file/ARESFieldResourcesManual.pdf
Virgina RACES Library http://www.w4ava.org/races/AAauxcomm.htm
Emergency Radio Communications http://emergency-radio.org/

New Hampshire ARES Training Page
http://www.nh-ares.org/training/index.php

Forms and guides

ARRL Field Service Forms and Operating Aids page http://www.arrl.org/public-service-field-services-forms
ARRL Public Service Communications Manual page http://www.arrl.org/public-service-communications-manual
Maine ARES ICS Form Page http://www.maineares.org/ics.html
FEMA Resources http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/ICSResource/index.htm
FEMA ICS Forms http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/33584

Local ICS Forms http://www.w1npp.org/ares/ics_forms_12_7_10.txt  http://www.w1npp.org/ares/ics_forms_12_7_10.pdf

Radiogram http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Public%20Service/radiogram2.pdf

Formal Traffic Power Point Training http://w1npp.org/ares/MaineAres.org/Training-ppt/FormalTraffic.ppt
KV5R reformated NTS-MPG
http://kv5r.com/articles/ham/nts-mpg.asp
Washington County Oregon ARES NTS Cheat Sheet (local copy) http://w1npp.org/ares/NTS/NTSCheatSheet.pdf

The National Traffic System (NTS) Primer http://w7arc.com/nts/index.html
Radiogram Voicing Example http://www.wwa-district3-ares.org/thurston_county/documents/nts.htm
Wake County North Carolina ARES http://www.wakeares.org/
NVIS - Near Vertical Incidence Skywave http://www.qsl.net/wb5ude/nvis/index.html

Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA

FEMA Training On-line(Independent Study)

http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.aspx?all=true


FEMA Incident Command System Resource Center http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/ICSResource/index.htm


FEMA Incident Command System Forms in PDF format

http://w1npp.org/pages/icsforms.pdf

APRS - Automatic Packet Reporting System

APRS Online Tracking Map http://aprs.fi/
APRS Home Page http://aprs.org/
Real-time Propagation map http://www.spacew.com/www/fof2.html
Tucson Amateur Packet Radio
http://www.tapr.org/aprs_information.html
Kansas City APRS Guidelines http://skynet.entz.net/webpages/shorty/kcaprs/Standards.html
Byonics APRS modem and tracker Kits http://www.byonics.com/microtrak/
OpenTracker+ form Argent Data Systems http://www.argentdata.com/products/otplus.html
Foxdigi APRS/Packet Digi from Fox Delta http://www.foxdelta.com/
Xastir APRS Viewer for Linux http://www.xastir.org/
WE7U Xastir/APRS Resources http://www.eskimo.com/~archer/
UI-View APRS Client for Windows http://www.ui-view.org/
ASTARS APRS Satellite Tracking and Reporting System http://www.aprs.org/astars.html
A new Google APRS experiment http://www.googleaprs.com/
APRS™ database and information http://aprsworld.net/

Radio Equipment Manuals for Androscoggin ARES/RACES team

Manuals can be read by the free Adobe Reader
Husky(Black & Decker) Booster Pack/Inverter HSK037 at United Valley Red Cross

Argent Data Systems ADS-SR1 Simplex Repeater Manaul Revision K

Kenwood TK-7160H VHF-High Band Tranceiver Operation Manual at DFD Russell Medical Center-Leeds
Kenwood TK-7160 Brochure
Kenwood TM-D700A,E FM Dual Bander (updated 2006) WW.pdf
Kenwood_TM-D700A-Digital Interface Manual
Kenwood TM-D710A 144/440 Dual-Band FM Mobile/Base Transceiver Basic Operations
Kenwood TM-D710A 144/440 Dual-Band FM Mobile/Base Transceiver Detail Instructions from CD-ROM
Kenwood TM-D710A144/440 Dual-Band FM Mobile/Base Transceive Detailed APRS Instructions

Kenwood TM-V7A/TM-V7E 144/440 MHz Dual-Band FM  Mobile/Base Transceiver
Kenwood TH-D7A/TH-D7E 144/440 MHz Dual-Band FM Handheld Transceiver
Kenwood TH-D7A(G) 144/440 MHz Dual-Band FM Handheld Transceiver with Enhanced Features

MT-AIO
Byonics ARPS Tracker http://www.byonics.com/microtrak/mtaio.php MT-AIO All-in-one version 2.0 (W1NPP-1 Andy Club's unit) Hardware Manual Configuration Software Manual Configuration.
SoftwareMT-AIO All-in-one version 3.2 (W1NPP-2 and W1NPP-3 Androscoggin County Unified EMA's units) Hardware Manual Configuration Software Manual Configuration Software
TinyTrak3
VX-8GR
Yeasu VX-8GR 2m/440Mhz HT with built-in GPS receiver and APRS modem (W1NPP-4 and W1NPP-5 Androscoggin County Unified EMA's units)
LDS AT-897 Autotuner
MFJ-1278B Packet TNC
Motorola-TalkAbout-EM1000_Operation_Manual.pdf
SG-230 Smartuner Manual
Yaesu FT-817D All-mode HF/6m/VHF/UHF QRP Transceiver
Yaesu FT-857D All-mode HF/6m/VHF/UHF Transceiver

Yaesu FT-60R VHF/UHF FM Handheld Transceiver
Yaesu FT-897 HF/6m/2m/440Mhz Transceiver
Yaesu VX-7R HT
Yaesu System 600 HF Transceiver
Yaesu FT-8900R 10m/6m/2m/440MHz FM Transceiver

Yaesu FT-100 HF Transceiver
Yaesu FT-8100R VHF/UHF FM Transceiver
Yaseu YA-30 Broadband HF
Antenna
Butternut 80m/40m Vertical
Antenna HF2V
Yaesu FC-800
Yeasu FC-800 Automatic Antenna Tuner for the FT-890 Transceiver (at United Valley Red Cross in Lewiston)
Cushcraft AR-2 2m Antenna
Cushcraft ARX-2B 2m Antenna
Cushcraft AR-6 6m Antenna
GP-15-Triband-antenna-instructions.pdf

FCC Part 90 Narrowbanding Links

http://transition.fcc.gov/pshs/public-safety-spectrum/narrowbanding.html
http://www.safecomprogram.gov
http://www.apco911.org
http://www.patracompany.com/maine-emergency-management-agency/
http://www.maine.gov/mema/programs/icomm/mema_prog_icomm_narrowband.shtml
http://www.nij.gov/topics/technology/communication/radios/fcc-narrowbanding.htm

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Update: Sunday September 21, 2014

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