Feel free to join us for our ARES Nets!
Surry County ARES Information Net
The Surry County ARES Information net is 7:00 PM every Sunday on the Dobson repeater (W4DCA) 146.925 (-) PL 100.0 MHz.
Your net controllers are:
- Roy, W4LLZ
- Mickey, KI4QDI
- Jimmy, KB4GKI
After the regular net, there will be an informal swap net. Hang around if you are looking for something or have something to sell.
The Tarheel Emergency Net
The Statewide weekly emergency net is called the "Tar Heel Emergency Net" held each night at 7:30 pm (Tuesday nights are listed as ARES nights) on the frequency of 3.923. The alternate frequency is 7.232 and is only activated during the day if the band falls out.
Message Handling - ICS 213
The ICS 213 General Message Form was originally designed as a multipart self-copying form for use as an interoffice memo. Since its inception, both the usage and physical embodiment have changed significantly.
The ICS 213 General Message Form is now increasingly used for messages between parties who are not in the same location. Because the nature of incident communications is generally urgent, the form is often originated in one location and transmitted electronically to another location. The reply from that location is returned electronically and the two "parts" of the form are matched together.
Because of the General Message Form's increased usage between physically distant locations, the information for an ICS 213 General Message Form is often transcribed onto a blank form or entered electronically via a computer word processing program.