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General ARES information

Itty Bitty ARES Handbook

The ARRL website http://www.arrl.org/ has a lot of information on ARES:
                                                                                                        Public Service Communications Manual
                                                                                                        ARES On-Line Manual

ARES logo:                                                                                    ares-logo.jpg

Callup plan listings:                                                                     Callup.doc

E-mail for ARES:                                                                          ARES Email

ARES Region 4 Emergency Operations Plan:                       ARES Region 4 EOP


Repeaters

See also “nets”:                                                                         nets.htm

Good website for CT repeaters:                                               http://www.ctspectrum.com/

Website for up-to-date repeater data in the area:                  http://www.nerepeaters.com/

Listing of linked and linkable repeaters in CT:                       Linkrepeaters


Membership & Recruitment

Newspaper or Club Bulletin insert for recruitment:              newsletterinsert.doc

A paper to explain ARES to other groups:                             considering.doc

CT ARES Recruitment Brochure:                                            brochure 2004.doc

A letter to explain ARES to your boss:                                   employer.doc

Generic Emergency Coordinator job description:                 EC.doc


Packet Info

Packet Quick Start Guide:                                                         Packet Info


Information on Specific locations

State EOC at Hartford Armory:                                                 ARES Handbook for OEM.doc

Bethel Office of Emergency Management:                            http://people.mags.net/boem/boem.htm
                                                                                                     http://people.mags.net/boem/bradio.htm


OTHER STUFF

TOPOFF After Action Report:                                                  TOPOFF REPORT

A handout page to give to ARES volunteers
at a marshalling area:                                                               volunteerorienthandout.doc

This site has just about everything imaginable!:                  http://www.cbsnews.com/digitaldan/disaster/disasters.shtml

Hurricane Preparedness from the National Hurricane Center:
                                                                                                     http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/intro.shtml

Skywarn educational resources (this is not a National Weather Service site):
                                                                                                     http://www.skywarn.net/educational.asp

GEOLOGICAL
   Earthquake information:                                                        http://www.earthquakecountry.info/

BIOMEDICAL
   Centers for Disease Control emergency preparedness and response:
                                                                                                      http://www.bt.cdc.gov/

RADIOLOGICAL
   Nuclear Regulatory Commission emergency response: http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/emerg-preparedness.html

GENERAL
   FEMA Emergency Management Institute:
        Independent study courses:                                           http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/

        Overall training web site:                                                http://training.fema.gov/

        Homeland Security Preparedness:                                http://www.ready.gov/

        FEMA ICS Forms (PDF and Word formats):                   http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/ICSResource/ICSResCntr_Forms.htm


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