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The membership Welcome Letter and ARES application have been updated to better reflect
requirements for obtaining the Spokane County ID card.

PLEASE NOTE:  We now have a Groups.io site for ARES - RACES members.
You may have to set up your password for total access.


These are various slide-decks, PowerPoint presentations and other material used during monthly meetings or other training sessions.  Most are instructive or informative on topics ranging from preparing a "Go-Kit" to disaster preparedness.

Cross-Band Repeaters - 2017

A presentation give by Aaron Noack (AD7DD) on Cross-Band repeating.  General theory, use cases and illustration of setup.

Go-Kits - 2017

This was a presentation by Aaron Noack on Go-Kits, quick-reaction packs, or Bug-Out bags (your choice).

Scripting in Winlink 101

From the 2018 01 13 Second Saturday Digital Workshop (SSDW), this presentation is a quick introduction to scripting for Winlink communications.

Lilac Festival - Armed Forces Torchlight Parade briefing

This presentation covers the basics of radio operations for the Spokane, WA, Lilac Festival's Armed Forces Torchlight Parade.  How the parade works in general and how operations should be conducted at various locations are covered.  Please note that Frequencies are NOT given in the presentation.  To obtain frequencies, you must be at the briefing in person.

Ardop 101 for Winlink

A quick and basic introduction to Ardop Winlink, one of the latest soundmodem interfaces taking over Winmor by storm.

Intro to Packet Communications - 101

This presentation by Todd Cady, K7PKT, is an introduction to Packet communications using radio technologies.  It's a quick dunk-in-the-tank to get you started in this digital comm method.

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