Archive for January, 2009

Severe Weather

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

AREN went on alert for the duration of the Severe Weather Warning over the 17th-19th of January. Weather observations were co-allated by EI2GN on an 80m net on January the 19th commencing at 09:30, and a report was subsequently submitted to Met Eireann. Many thanks to all operators that responded from all parts of the country.

Training Nets

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

The following operators are designated Net Control
Voice Nets (7th):
Net Control from 1st January through to 31st of March is EI2GN, with EI5GPB as backup.

Data Nets (21st):
Net Control from 1st January through to 31st of March is EI7IG, with EI5GPB as backup.

Training Nets

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Winter training net’s continue on the 7th and 21st of the Month at 19:30 hours. All members are requested to participate. It is intended to have alternate voice/digital nets. The nets will alternate between voice and digital modes on the 7th and 21st of the month, over the next few months.

Cork and Kerry VES Subgroup.

Monday, January 5th, 2009

After the initial meeting, John Ketch, EI2GN is now representing AREN on the Cork/Kerry Area Voluntary Emergency Services Subgroup. It is anticipated that there will be further meetings with a view towards enhanced co-operation held during 2009.