North Florida ARES Activation STATUS
North Florida Section ARRL
SE USA Sections ARRL
North Florida Amateur Radio Emergency Services NET's
Alachua County Nets
- Alachua County ARES Net meets every Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on 146.820 (-), pl tone 123.0 Hz. For more information, contact Jeff Capehart W4UFL. Emergency Coordinator, Alachua ARES, email email@example.com.
- 3970 kHz NVIS Net (LSB) -- see Reid Tillery,K9RFT 1st and 3rd Fridays
North Florida Nets
- Northern Florida ARES Net (NFAN):
9:00 AM Eastern time Monday through Saturday 3.950 MHz, alternate frequencies are 7.242 MHz and 7.247 MHz,
- Northern Florida Phone Net (NFPN):
Daily at 7:30 PM Eastern time on 3.950 MHz; alternate frequencies are 7.242 MHz and 7.247 MHz.
- Florida Phone Traffic Net (FPTN):
Daily at 7:00 a.m. on 3.940 MHz. Net Manager is Helen Straughn WC4FSU in Ormond Beach.
The FPTN is a combined-section net that maintains daily liaison with the National Traffic System, handles formal written traffic and trains for emergencies.
- North Florida Digital Net Sunday at 7:00 p.m. local time, 3.590 MHz USB, PSK31. Net control is Don Pace KK4SIH.
- Florida Winlink Net W4AKH https://w4akh.net/ Winlink Check-ins All week, Report on Tuesday's by Noon
WinLink Check-in format
SUBJECT LINE: FL WL NET, first name, city, 2 letter State abbreviation, Mode (VARA , ARDOP, any etc..) ,P2P (if p2p), optional RMS station and path
- WX4NHC - Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center https://w4ehw.fiu.edu/
- Hurricane Watch Net https://www.hwn.org/ 14.325 MHz, 7.268 MHz -- Activated whenever a hurricane is within 300 nautical miles of expected landfall. Disseminates storm information and relays meteorological data to National Hurricane Center via embedded NHC station WX4NHC. Also relays post-storm damage reports and other relevant information.
- VOIP Hurricane Net http://voipwx.net/
Incident Command System (ICS) FEMA ICS Resouce Center
Is a standardized management tool for meeting the demands of small or large emergency or non-emergency situations. Represents "best practices" and has become the standard for emergency management across the country. May be used for planned events, natural disasters, and acts of terrorism. Is a key feature of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
ARES Related FEMA Incident Command Training
IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100
IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
FEMA’s Independent Study Program
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, click here.
Quickly Identify Hazardous Materials Emergency Procedures
PHMSA's 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help deal with hazmat transportation accidents during the critical first 30 minutes.