Adams-Arapahoe County ARES ALERT STATUS: Normal (Alert 0) Monthly Meeting -- Next membership meeting planned for Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 19:00 hours.-- DETAILS IN EMAIL AND ONLINE --

2024 Training/Exercise & Event Calendar

Updated July 10th 2024

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

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

  • Jan 6 - Special Event - KIDS Day - ARRL - TBA
  • Jan 11 - Monthly Meeting - Administrative Update From EC, Training Calendar for 2024, Taskbooks; Map reading and orienteering
  • Jan 20 - NCARC Fest - See NCARC Web Site
  • Jan 27/28 - Special Event - ARRL Winter Field Day - TBA
  • Feb 8 - Monthly Meeting - Business - Antennas - Winlink - Simplex Exercise - Review ACARES 217A
  • Feb 17 - CPR/AED Training - Douglas/Elbert ARES - 0800 to 1700 - Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information
  • Feb 18 - The Swapfest @ Adams County Fairgrounds - See https://www.rmham.org/the-swapfest-2024 for details
  • Feb 24 - Exercise - Simplex Exercise with Region 1 & 3 - Further details at 1000hours
  • Feb 24 - Joint Training - Rampart SAR - Lost Person & Shelter Tng at 0900hours
  • Mar 2 - Radio Frequency Test - ACARES ICS-217a Radio Test at 1030hours
  • Mar 14 - Monthly Meeting - Business Meeting and Training agenda - Build antenna (CANCELLED due to WEATHER)
  • Apr 4 - Special Event - Solar Eclipse 
  • Apr 6 - LARCFEST - In Longmont at the Boulder County Fairgrounds -  0900-1300hrs

April is SKYWARN Training Month!

  • Apr 11 - Monthly Meeting - SKYWARN Training @ Cherry Creek Schools ISF Bldg - 1800-2000hrs. Sign up at https://www.weather.gov/bou/spotters
  • Apr 20 - Training - SKYWARN Training @ Adams County OEM (Host Rampart SAR) - 1000-1200hrs. Sign up at https://www.weather.gov/bou/spotters
  • Apr 20 - Special Event - Red Cross Radio Demonstration @ 1000hrs.
  • Apr 22 - Training - SKYWARN Training @ Bennett Community Center, Bennett CO - 1800-2000hrs. Sign up at https://www.weather.gov/bou/spotters
  • May 7 - Special Event - Assist Arvada CERT with Radio Test at 1430 hrs
  • May 8 - Special Event - Denver OEM Siren Test at 1100hrs
  • May 9 - Monthly Meeting - Business Meeting and Training on Hot Spots
  • May 11 - Training/Exercise - Antenna Building & Fox Hunt 0900-1500hrs at the ESC 
  • May 11 - Special Event - Armed Forces Cross Band Test - See ARRL for Details
  • May 18-19 Special Training - HSEEP FEMA Course - State EOC - Details on Co.Train
  • Jun 13 - Monthly Meeting - Business Meeting and Special Presentation on the Artemis Space Project
  • Jun 15 - Special Event - ARRL KIDS Day - TBA
  • Jun 15 - Special Event - Fire Muster in Littleton - 0630-1330hours
  • Jun 22- ARRL Field Day - At Northfield Center - 1030-1900hours
  • Jul 11 - Monthly Meeting - Prepare for Arapahoe County Fair & Adams OEM ref EOC Operations
  • Jul 13 - CANCELLED -Technician License Class - Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested
  • Jul 20 - CANCELLED -Technician License Class and exam - Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested
  • Jul 25 - 28 - Arapahoe County Fair - More details to be announced
  • Jul 31- Aug 4 - Adams County Fair - TBD
  • Aug 8 - Monthly Meeting - Business Meeting and Training agenda TBA
  • Aug 9-11 Special Event - Strasburg Days - TBA 
  • Aug 16 - Special Event - Bennett Community Night - 1600-1900hours
  • Sept 7 - Special Event - Bennett Day - TBA
  • Sept 12 - Monthly Meeting - Business Meeting and Training agenda TBA
  • Oct 10 - Monthly Meeting - Prepare for SET Exercise
  • Oct 19 - Special Event - GREAT Shake Out Earthquake Exercise - TBA
  • Oct 26 - Exercise - SET Exercise - 1300-1700hours - TBA
  • Nov 14 - Monthly Meeting - Business Meeting and Training agenda TBA
  • Dec 7 - Special Event - SKYWARN Recognition Day
  • Dec 12 - Monthly Meeting - End of the Year Recognition Dinner

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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