[AARA] AARA News
kn5grk at lusfiber.net
Tue Feb 27 09:54:20 CST 2018
The March 2018 issue of the AARA newsletter LARC is online at this time
where it will be available to be downloaded and printed in color in
Adobe Acrobat .PDF format at:
Back issues are also available on line.
The _*March AARA General Meeting* _will be held on Thursday March 1,
2018 at 7:00 PM at the Lafayette Science
Museum, 433 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA. (Enter the door on 183 E
Convent St <http://www.w5ddl.org/clubsite/images/doors.jpg>,). VE
Testing will be at 6:00 PM.
The main topics for the meeting will be AARA Hamfest details and the
"After Hamfest Banquet" date. There is a conflict
of having the banquet on Saturday March 17 at the Lafayette Science
Museum due to another event using the facility, which
may have to be postponed to Saturday March 31. Installation of new
officers will take place then.
Be sure to try to attend the AARA 58th Hamfest
<http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/> on March 9 & 10, 2018 in Rayne, Louisiana.
Hope to see you there.
The local area VHF net schedules for March 2018 can be found at:
In the future all AARA LARC Newsletters will be _on-line only, no mail
outs_, beginning January 1, 2018. Joseph "Moe" Meaux, Jr. K2JDM is our
new editor. All articles or correspondence for the newsletter should go
to him at: *dmeaux2002 at gmail.com
*ICS Training Course
(Incident Command System)
Are you interested in Emergency Communications and wanting to help local
and state governments during emergencies? You must have proper training
before you can be considered as a volunteer during emergency situations.
The *ACADIANA AMAT**EU**R RADIO ASSOCIATION, Inc* will be sponsoring a
training seminar Friday March 9, 2018 starting at 8:30am, covering ICS
Courses 100, 200 & 700.
FEMA ICS* Training will be conducted at the Rayne Civic Center, 112 Frog
Festival Drive, Rayne, Louisiana 70578
on Friday (8:30am til) before the AARA Hamfest
<http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/> for those interested in obtaining the
required certifications. This course will be taught by Mr. Skip Breeden,
Director of Emergency Operations for the LADOTD, but you must still take
the test on line.
If you are interested, please contact Mr. Brandon Stelly, KG5LQM to
reserve your spot for the class as space is limited to 25 participants.
email: brandonstelly at gmail.com <mailto:brandonstelly at gmail.com>
Phone: 337-205-2112 <tel:%28337%29%20205-2112>
Hamfest info: http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/
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