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Androscoggin County Amateur Radio Emergency Services

Androscoggin ARES/RACES Net Thursdays at 1900L on
 Auburn Repeater 146.61- pl tone 88.5--
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 pl tone 88.5(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 October 23, 2014

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