Resources

Here you’ll find various resources that may be of use to you. Please note that some materials are copyrighted by their creators, and the terms of our Creative Commons license may not apply.

 



Follow -Up Wednesday 10-7-20 Zoom Session
Topic: QRP Labs products and kit building discussion.

Speaker: Hans Summers, G0UPL

 

Hans is British which is why he has the England call sign G0UPL. He lived in Japan for several years and now lives in Turkey with is family where he’ll be doing his Zoom presentation from 4:00 AM his time. Due to the nature of this presentation, members from QRP Labs groups.io and other groups will also be invited, therefore we may have worldwide attendees. If you’re into kit building and who isn’t (?), this presentation is for you. Please see attachment or go to http://qrp-labs.com/ for product information.


Follow -Up Thursday 10-8-20 Zoom Session
Topic: Amateur Radio in the Time of Zombies.  A fanciful thought-experiment on building improvised radio equipment from scavenged parts.

Speaker: David Cripe, NM0S – NM0S Electronics|
Electronics  https://sites.google.com/nm0s.com/home/
Zoom Session 10-8-20 8 pm CT
Viewing:  Amateur Radio in the TIme of Zombies – View
Download: Amateur Radio in the Time of Zombies – Download
Documents: Amateur Radio in the Time of Zombies – Chat

 



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Amateur Radio Zoom Session – Wednesday  8PM CT 


All-Section ARES Zoom Session – Thursday 8PM CT 


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Nationwide Winlink Training and ARES Participation
Thursdays 8 pm CST
Schedule: ARES Weekly Skills Training Blocks updated 8-5-20 , 8-13-20. 9-19-20

WK1 (7-23-20) Kickoff to Winlink Workshop
WINLINK Download _ Install
Presentation Slides: Presentation Slides Winlink WK1 7-23-20
View Video: Workshop Video Winlink WK1 7-23-20 – View
Download Video: Workshop Video Winlink WK2 – Download

WK2 (7-30-20) Winlink Basic Operation Workshop
Quick Setup Guide For Winlink VHF/UHF
Quick Setup Guide For VARA FM
View Video:  https://vimeo.com/443288476
Download Video: https://vimeo.com/user107547861/download/443288476/1281494e61
Attached is the power point presentation used. 

WK3 (8-06-20) Winlink Workshop Series: Winlink Advanced Operation Workshop
Speaker:  Oliver Dully, K6OLI
View Video:  https://vimeo.com/445460664
Download Video: https://vimeo.com/user107547861/download/445460664/7dcc8ac971
Attached is the power point presentation used and Zoom session chat 

WK4 (8-13-20) Winlink Workshop Series: Winlink Radio Soundcard Interface/DRA Radio Interface Products
Speaker: Kevin Custer W3KKC
View Video: Winlinkn Workshop Video Winlink WK4 8-13-20 – View
Download Video: Winlink Workshop Video Winlink WK4 8-13-20 – Download

WK5 (8-20-20) Winlink Workshop Series: VARA HF/VHF
Speaker: Jose Alberto Nieto Ros, EA5HVK La Aljorra (Cartagena), Spain
 —The creator and developer of VARA Winlink software–
Language interpreter:  Oscar Resto KP4RF, Vega Alta, Puerto Rico
Presentation Slides: Presentation Slides Winlink WK5 8-20-20
View Video: Winlink Workshop Video WK5 8-20-20 – View
Download Video: Winlink Workshop Video Winlink WK5 8-20-20 – Download
Presentation Slides: VARA Presentation Slides
Zoom Chat: VARA Presentation Zoom Chat

WK6 (8-27-20) Winlink Workshop Series: Winlink Advanced – Questions & Answers –Winlink Development Team-
Speaker: Steve K4CJX
Presentation Slides: Presentation Slides Winlink WK6 8-27-20
View Video: Winlink Workshop Video WK6 8-27-20 – View
Download Video: Winlink Workshop Video WK6  8-27-20 – Download

WK7 (9-3-20) Winlink Workshop series: Antenna Workshop NVIS
Speaker:  Mike Ritz, W7VO, ARRL NW Division Director 
 
WK8 (9-17-20) EMCOMM Best Practices – Panel Discussion 
Speakers:  Lee Garner WA0UIG IA SM/SEC; Tom Devine WB2ALJ SEC SNJ; Oscar Resto K4RF SM PR; 
 
WK9 (9-24-20) EMCOMM frequencies and Band Propagation
Speaker:  Marty Woll, N6VI
 
WK10 (10-1-20) Winlink Workshop Series: DIY Radio Interfaces
Speaker:  Scott Currie NS7C
Viewing: WK10 Winlink DIY Sound Card Presentation – View
Download: WK10 Winlink DIY Sound Card Presentation – Download
Slide presentation: WK10 Winlink DIY Sound card Presentation- Slides
Zoom CHAT: Wk10 Winlink DIY Sound Card Presentation- Chat
 

Bonus Topics:

6-25-20 Winlink from the Winlink Development Team-  Phil Sherrod, W4PHS 
To View:  https://vimeo.com/432903722
To Download: https://vimeo.com/user107547861/download/432903722/91e0b9d70b

06-24-20 AREDN Presentation –  Randy Smith, WU2S
 
06-11-20 Ham Radio in SHARES – Steve Waterman, K4CJX

09-30-20 Transceiver Performance for the HF – DX Operator
Speaker:  Rob Sherwood, NC0B, Sherwood Engineering www.sherweng.com/lab-p.html
Viewing:  Transceiver Performance for the HF-DX Operator – View
Download: Transceiver Performance for the HF-DX Operator – Download
Slide Presentation: Transceiver Performance for the HF – DX Operator – Slides
Zoom Chat: Transceiver Performance for the HF – DX Operator – Chat


Current Iowa Legislation Affecting Amateur Radio

ARES NBEMS Digital Operations Resources

Communicating within the IA Section

IA Simulated Emergency Test Report Forms

ARES Forms

ARES Resources

ARES Training Resources

ARES Connect ARES Group Batch-file Registration Information

RACES

Presentations from the Midwest Convention August 2018:

Presentations from the Section ARES meeting March 2018:

The usual admonitions regarding licensing apply.

Presentations from the Section ARES meeting (March 2016):

Presentations from the Section ARES meeting (March 2015):

The last two presentations are CC BY-NC-SA (click here for details). The first two are copyrighted by their original authors and should be used only as they permit.

Repeater Resources

These are templates you can use for repeater use agreements and MOUs with repeater trustees:

Red Cross MOU

Here is a link to the new MOU between ARRL and Red Cross.

Iowa Hospital Association MOU

Here is a link to the MOU with the IHA.

National Weather Service MOU

Here is a link to the MOU with between ARRL and NWS