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We are the 
Amateur Radio and Emergency Services Organization
with New Ideas and Goals!

Home of the

Northern Michigan
 Amateur Radio
 Emergency Services
© 2015

Providing Emergency
Communications
&
Emergency
Services for
 Northern Michigan

Bencher Code Key
Morse Code vs "SMS" Text Messages - Which is Faster?

(Windows Media File Video)

NMARES Media Hit in
Mackinac Journal Magazine

NMARES the Northern Michigan Amateur Radio Emergency Services Organization is featured on the current cover of the Mackinac Journal Magazine. The four page feature story with color photographs is in the September 2010 issue of the magazine. The article includes information about NMARES' Amateur Radio Emergency Preparedness Activities in Northern Michigan. This is an excellent article that promotes Emergency Preparedness and dove tail's into the September 2010 "NPM" or National Preparedness Month Activities.


(Click on link below to read Full Color Pages of this Cover Story)

NMARES Mackinac Journal Cover Story


Field Day Photos


NM8ES Field Day Site

NMARES Field Day Site


NMARES Field Day Cooks Smoking 16 lb Brisket for Saturday Lunch

Jim - KC8TGB, Chris KC9TGC, Jason - KD8MFO, Jake and George Smoking 16 lb Brisket at Field Day



NM8ES Field Day Station

NMARES - NM8ES- Field Day Station ready to make PSK31 Digital Contacts!




Flying Squirrel

One of  several Flying Squirrels stops by the NMARES Field Day Site for some late nite Sun Flower Seeds.
( these are nocturnal and are not afraid of people)




NPM Logo

What is National Preparedness Month (NPM)?

September is National Preparedness Month! This awareness month is sponsored by the Ready Campaign in partnership with Citizen Corps and the Ad Council. NPM is designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. 

for additional information goto     http://www.ready.gov/

NMARES is A Proud Member of the 2011 National Preparedness Coalition

NPM Banner


"NMARES" is a Non Profit Organization Supported
Entirely by Public and Private Donations!

PayPal Donations
Help Support
 Amateur Radio Emergency Communications
 in Northern Michigan.
NMARES E-Com Patch
  With a Cash Donation of $10.00 or more
you will receive a Emergency Communication's Patch!

This Limited Edition, High Quality, Custom Designed, 7 Color,
 100% Embroidered, Patch is Cotton Twill.
The Patch is 3.5" x 3.5".


Please mail Cash Donations to:

NMARES

 c/o James E. Davis -KC8NTE
8378 VanTyle Road
Elmira, MI. 49730

Or


Make a Secure Online Donation

Now Accepting PayPal Donations
 
Click on the "Donate" button below

  Online PayPal E-Com Patch Donations of $12.00 or more
(note  two dollars  $2.00 added  for PayPal Fees, Continental US Shipping  and Handling )

 
PayPal Donation

NMARES is PayPal Verified

Official PayPal Seal
PayPal. The safer, easier way to Donate!

NMARES
 Simplex Net - Thursday Night
(net information & schedule)

NMARES

(who we are)

Membership Application
(Join NMARES by filling out this Application)


Northern Michigan
Amateur Radio
Emergency Services

(link to NMARES yahoo group site) 



E-Com Fund Raiser Cap

NMARES E-Com Fund Raiser
(click on the above link for Custom NMARES Hat)

Donor Page
( a Listing of our Generous Donors )

Make a Donation to Help Support
Emergency Communications
for Northern Michigan

(link to printable donor form)


NEW - Michigan E-Com Survey
(Click to Link to Survey form - How Can we Improve?)
 


Sydney Making Her First CW Field Day Contacts

Sydney a future Ham, Practicing for her first NMARES Field Day CW Contact!

Vintage Radio Restoration and Repair
(Presentation  by WB8REH )


Museum Quality - Radio Restoration
  (Check this website for examples of  ham gear restored by - WB8REH)


The United States Grid System Explained
(Presentation by  KC8OBB)

NVIS - Near Vertical Incident Sky-Wave
(Presentation by KC8NTE )

D-Star - Digital Smart Technology for Amateur Radio
(Presentation by KC8NTE )

Field Day Operating & Computer Logging
(Presentation by KB8YYB & AB8VV)

 

 Just What is Field Day?

(Presentation by KC8NTE )

2008 Field Day Photo Slide Show Presentation
(Presentation by KC8NTE )

NMARES Field Day Activity Review
(Presentation by KC8NTE)

Preparation for Emergency Field Operations
(Presentation by KC8NTE )

"Public Relations for Northern Michigan"

(Presentation by KC8NTE)

Training Provided by NMARES

FEMA IS-700 & IS-800A RACES Training

( click on the above link for more info)


FEMA IS-100 & IS-200 RACES Training
( click on the above link for more info)

Operation Dire Straits Exercise
 

" SET " - Simulated Emergency Test
 


"Operation Can You Still Hear Me?"
Seventh District E-Com Exercise for Northern Michigan
This Exercise will assess Amateur Radio Emergency Communications for all of Region 7

 
 


" NMARES SET " - Simulated Emergency Test
( Northern Michigan Emergency Exercise
)



Traders Net & Online Swap

NMARES - On Air "Traders Net"
Held after the NMARES Simplex Net on Announced Dates
01:00 Zulu / UTC or 8:00pm EST & 9:00pm EDT
Buy, Sell, Trade Your Amateur Radio Items & Equipment

146.520 FM Simplex - 146.550 FM Simple
x


NMARES - On Line Swap
Amateur Radio Related Items Only !
Buy, Sell, Trade or Donate

  Tailgate Swap NMARES 2007
Bob one of our Michigan vendors Setting Up His Swap Table at NMARES Tailgate Swap


NMARES - Activities

NMARES Simplex Net Celebrates 2nd Anniversary
108 Weeks of Consecutive Operations
 


NMARES Tail Gate Swap June 28th

(Held at the NMARES Field Day Site 8:00am - 12:00n - 2008 )

Field Day 2008 - June 28th & 29th

(NMARES Field Day Information and Location)


NMARES Christmas Potluck Dinner

(click on the above for more information)

Archie B. Cole Jr.  - KB8TVK - SK
 Special Tribute Memorial Net

(NMARES special Memorial net December 20th 2007)

NMARES - Field Day 2007

NMARES 2007 Tailgate Swap!



2007 Schedule of Events
(List of dates Events & Activities)


NMARES Meetings

(click for meeting schedule update)


D-Star Repeater Project


D-Star is - Digital Smart Technology for Amateur Radio


New
NM8ES D-Star Repeaters 
Elmira MI.,  Grid Square EN-75na

70 cm
D-Star Repeater

Repeater Tx - 444.1125,  Repeater Rx -  449.1125 (NM8ES node B)
(Under Construction and Operational)

2 Meter D-Star Repeater
Repeater Tx - 145.320,  Repeater Rx -  144.720 (NM8ES node A)
(Under Construction and Operational)

ComDaC D-Star Repeater Donation
(Click on the above for more information)

D-Star Equipment List
(Click on the above for NMARES group order information)


KD8CCS building G5-RV antenna

Don - KD8CCS constructing new G5RV Antenna  -  NMARES Field Day Site


Media & Public Relations Hits


Mackinac Journal Magazine
September 2010

NMARES the Northern Michigan Amateur Radio Emergency Services Organization is featured on the cover of the Mackinac Journal Magazine. The four page feature story with color photographs is in the September 2010 issue of the magazine. The article includes information about NMARES' Amateur Radio Emergency Preparedness Activities in Northern Michigan. This is an excellent article that promotes Emergency Preparedness and dove tail's into the September 2010 "NPM" or National Preparedness Month Activities.



Gaylord Herald Times Interview
(Click on  the above link to view  story online)


TV 9 & 10 NEWS Video & Interview
(Click the above link to view the video)

Gaylord Herald Times -  NMARES FEMA Training
(Click on  the above link to view  story online)

The Static - SAARC Club News - NMARES E-Com/RACES Classes
(Click on  the above link to view  story online)

 
 
NMARES 2007 Field Day Site

NMARES Field Day Site - Public Access Station Camper & HF Antenna Support Tower

E-Com Links

CCECPSCO
CCECPSCO
Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties
 Public Service Communications
Organization

(NMARES is affiliated with CCECPSCO)


  CCECPSCO Amateur Radio E-Com Trailer Photographs


flagpole

Michigan Section of the Amateur Radio Emergency Services.
also part of the Amateur Radio Public Service Corps

(link to MIARPSC - website)

ARRL®
is a registered trademark of American Radio Relay League, Inc
ARES® is a registered trademark of American Radio Relay League, Inc


e_spotter
eSpotter online Registration Form


Training Links

Amateur Radio - Question Pools
(Current License - Exam Questions)


 Skywarn  
  2009 - Severe Weather Spotter - Training


NOAA Logo
Storm Ready Program

FEMA 
FEMA Independent Study Program

ARRL 

ARRL Emergency Communications Links
(this link will take you to the ARRL website)

ARRL®
is a registered trademark of  American Radio Relay League, Inc


KC8OBB & AB8VV Making Field Day Contacts

Eric - KC8OBB making  NMARES Field Day Contacts & Jerry - AB8VV logging his contacts


Other Links of Interest


SAARC

SAARC
 Straits Area Amateur Radio Club

(link to their Website & News Letters)


SAARC Group Stops In to NMARES Site

Home Brewed Equipment  Display - SAARC members check out the NMARES Field Day & Tail Gate Swap!
Chuck - N8NXP, Jerry - KC8FAR, Dirk - KG8JK  with  Jim - KC8NTE

Other Operating Activities

 Let's Get - Radio Active!

Michigander Bike Tour


Lighthouse Special Event Station



Taking Five at Field Day
Harry - NZ8F , Don, Shirley, Sydney, Don - KD8CCS, Courtney, & Carley 
Taking Five and Chatting  at the NMARES Field Day Site


A Special Thanks To

 Gaslight Media
and
Chuck Scott - N8DNX
for
Hosting  the "NMARES" Website.



Under Construction
Web Master  KC8NTE 
Please report site problems to Jim - KC8NTE

 © KC8NTE - 2015

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ARES® is a registered trademark of American Radio Relay League, Inc