Bike MS Reminder

Just a friendly reminder that Bike MS is less than 2 months away. As those who have worked it in the past know it is a major event lasting several days. We need all the help we can get to ensure that rest stops and other support functions are filled.

If you are interested in working any or all of this event please contact Flagler EC Jason Writtenhouse at kk4osd@arrl.net

Flagler ARES would like to thank you for your continued support. Volunteers are what makes public service events and emergency response possible.

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FLAGLER ARES WEEKLY TRAINING NET REMINDER.

Please remember to join us this evening at 6:30 PM for the Flagler ARES weekly training net. We meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM (minus the second Thursday which is meeting nights and holidays) The net meets on the 147.075/R +600 offset PL Tone 123. There is also an echo link node of 310077.

Flagler ARES welcomes ALL licensed amateur radio operators to check in. You do not have to be a member of any organization to participate in our nets.

Radio Programming reminder. As the ARES net is a tactical training net we may from time to time switch to different frequencies for testing purposes. These may be unannounced and at the NCS discretion.

Please make sure you have all local repeater and simplex frequencies programmed as well as a minimum of a Tri – County area. For example Flagler-Volusia-Saint Johns. These should be programmed at all times in case of deployment and will also allow you to check into neighboring nets.

Thank you for your participation in ARES and we look forward to hearing you on the Net.

Tonight’s NCS is W2LEC Eddie

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FLAGLER ARES WEEKLY TRAINING NET REMINDER

Please remember to join us this evening at 6:30 PM for the Flagler ARES weekly training net. We meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM (minus the second Thursday which is meeting nights and holidays) The net meets on the 147.075/R +600 offset PL Tone 123. There is also an echo link node of 310077.

Flagler ARES welcomes ALL licensed amateur radio operators to check in. You do not have to be a member of any organization to participate in our nets.

Radio Programming reminder. As the ARES net is a tactical training net we may from time to time switch to different frequencies for testing purposes. These may be unannounced and at the NCS discretion.

Please make sure you have all local repeater and simplex frequencies programmed as well as a minimum of a Tri – County area. For example Flagler-Volusia-Saint Johns. These should be programmed at all times in case of deployment and will also allow you to check into neighboring nets.

Thank you for your participation in ARES and we look forward to hearing you on the Net.

Tonight’s NCS is WB2CIC Charlie

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BIKE MS.

Hello All,

It’s approaching that time of year again. We have just received the dates for Bike MS. It will be the third weekend in September. September 20-21st. This is a major event and all hands are needed to insure adequate coverage of the rest areas. We will also need NCS and other support staff.

If you can cover one or both days please contact Jason Writtenhouse Flagler EC at kk4osd@arrl.net

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FLAGLER ARES WEEKLY TRAINING NET REMINDER

Please remember to join us this evening at 6:30 PM for the Flagler ARES weekly training net. We meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM (minus the second Thursday which is meeting nights and holidays) The net meets on the 147.075/R +600 offset PL Tone 123. There is also an echo link node of 310077.

Flagler ARES welcomes ALL licensed amateur radio operators to check in. You do not have to be a member of any organization to participate in our nets.

Radio Programming reminder. As the ARES net is a tactical training net we may from time to time switch to different frequencies for testing purposes. These may be unannounced and at the NCS discretion.

Please make sure you have all local repeater and simplex frequencies programmed as well as a minimum of a Tri – County area. For example Flagler-Volusia-Saint Johns. These should be programmed at all times in case of deployment and will also allow you to check into neighboring nets.

Thank you for your participation in ARES and we look forward to hearing you on the Net.

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FLAGLER ARES MONTHLY MEETING REMINDER.

The July meeting for Flagler ARES will be held this Thursday July 10th at 6:30 PM. We will meet at Florida Hospital Flagler. Classroom D by the South Entrance in the Lind Education Center.

Know an amateur radio operator interested in public service? Please bring them along so they can see what we are up to.

 

Talk In is 147.075/R +600 Offset PL Tone 123.

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Tropical Storm Arthur

Flagler County Emergency Management is already having Conference calls with all jurisdictions in Flagler County, as well as key response units such as Fire/Rescue and the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (Volusia County was also represented). The first of the calls was at 11am today, with subsequent calls scheduled to occur at 18:00 today and again at 10:00 tomorrow. The call is being coordinated by Jennifer Stagg and Kevin Guthrie of the EOC with NWS/JAX leading the discussion of the weather specifics. Flagler ARES has been invited to attend in listen-only mode.
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Following is the advisory issued by the NHC in the last hour – released by the National Hurricane Center at about 11:00 am today.

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BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL012014
1100 AM EDT TUE JUL 01 2014

...DEPRESSION BECOMES A TROPICAL STORM OFFSHORE OF THE CENTRAL
FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST...

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...27.6N 79.3W
ABOUT 95 MI...155 KM SE OF CAPE CANAVERAL FLORIDA
ABOUT 80 MI...130 KM NNW OF FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* EAST COAST OF FLORIDA FROM FORT PIERCE TO FLAGLER BEACH

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36 HOURS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES
SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED STATES...
INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE. FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE
UNITED STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 79.3 WEST. ARTHUR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE
TROPICAL CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST OFFSHORE AND MOVE EAST
OF THE EAST-CENTRAL COAST OF FLORIDA DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.  THE
SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO PASS EAST OF NORTHEASTERN FLORIDA ON WEDNESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS.  DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS...SETTLEMENT POINT OBSERVATION
SITE ON GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 38 MPH...61
KM/H...WITH GUSTS TO 44 MPH...70 KM/H.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA BY LATE TODAY.

RAINFALL...ARTHUR IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...MAINLY ACROSS THE EASTERN FLORIDA
PENINSULA. ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 PM EDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM EDT.

$$
FORECASTER STEWART
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TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 2A

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BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 2A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL012014
800 AM EDT TUE JUL 01 2014

…DEPRESSION STATIONARY OFFSHORE OF THE COAST OF CENTRAL
FLORIDA…

SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT…1200 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…27.5N 79.2W
ABOUT 95 MI…155 KM SE OF CAPE CANAVERAL FLORIDA
ABOUT 215 MI…345 KM NNW OF THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY…

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR…
* EAST COAST OF FLORIDA FROM FORT PIERCE TO FLAGLER BEACH

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36 HOURS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES
SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED STATES…
INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE. FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
——————————
AT 800 AM EDT…1200 UTC…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.5 NORTH…LONGITUDE 79.2 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION HAS REMAINED NEARLY STATIONARY DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS.
A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER TODAY…FOLLOWED
BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE
CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST OFFSHORE
AND MOVE EAST OF THE EAST-CENTRAL COAST OF FLORIDA DURING THE NEXT
DAY OR SO. THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO PASS EAST OF NORTHEASTERN
FLORIDA ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH…55 KM/H…WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS…
AND THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER
TODAY. DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS…SETTLEMENT POINT OBSERVATION SITE
ON GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 37 MPH…59 KM/H
WITH GUSTS TO 43 MPH…69 KM/H.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB…29.74 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
———————-
WIND…TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA BY LATE TODAY.

RAINFALL…THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES…MAINLY ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL FLORIDA
AND NORTHEASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA…WITH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

NEXT ADVISORY
————-
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY…1100 AM EDT.

$$
FORECASTER STEWART

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_at1.shtml?5-daynl?large#contents

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ICS CLASSES AVAILABLE

From: Bob Pickering [mailto:bpickering@flaglercounty.org]
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2014 1:57 PM
Subject: ICS CLASSES AVAILABLE
Importance: High

Please pass this onto your appropriate organizations:

We have a great opportunity for ANYONE who needs an ICS class the chance to take one here at the EOC in a classroom environment.

Each date has 4 classes you can take only what you need or break up the classes bit by bit.

The schedule is attached

Volunteers who want to help in key EOC roles need to have a minimum of ICS 100 & 700

If you want to take a class PLEASE SIGN UP with Jennifer Stagg at jstagg@flaglercounty.org

Her info is below:

Jennifer Stagg
Flagler County Emergency Management
1769 East Moody Blvd., #3
Bunnell, Florida 32110
Phone: 386-313-4249
Cell: 386-931-8562
jstagg@flaglercounty.org
www.FlaglerEmergency.com

BP

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Flagler ARES Weekly Training Net Reminder

Please remember to join us on the Net this evening. The Flagler ARES weekly training net is held every Thursday at 6:30 PM (Minus the second Thursday – meeting night and holidays).

We meet on the 147.075/R +600 Offset PL Tone 123. There is also an Echo Link node of 310077.

We welcome ALL licensed Amateur Radio Operators to check in. Flagler ARES is an active public service organization and we are always looking for new members.

To learn more about Flagler ARES please contact us at info@flaglerares.org or Net Control after the net.

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