Events & Activities

The regular monthly JCARES meeting is normally held on the second Monday of each month at EMS Station #3 in White Pine, TN
White Pine EMS Training Center
1104 Champion Lane
White Pine , TN 37890
Meeting starts at 1800 hours.

Upcoming  2019 events include:
Ham Class & Exam session – 16 March @ EMS Station #3
Knoxville Marathon – 31 March
Joint TERT / JCARES Meeting – 8 April @ EMS Station #3
TERT / JCARES Exercise – 27 April (tentative date; alternative 4 May)
COML Class – KEMA / TEMA 20 – 23 May
VFW Ruck March 27 May
ARRL Field Day 29-30 June
TNPSIE – 22 – 25 August @ TYS
ARES Simulated Emergency Test _ September 14 (tentative date)
JCARES RADAR Challenge – combine with SET?
TN ARES District 8 Meeting Notes

Info to Follow:

Winter Field Day runs for 24 hours:
January 26/27 2019

Winter Field Day Association (WFDA) is a dedicated group of Amateur Radio Operators who believe that emergency communications in a winter environment is just as important as the preparations and practice that is done each summer but with some additional unique operational concerns.

 We believe as do those entities of ARRL Organizations like ARES & RACES that maintaining your operational skills should not be limited to fair weather scenarios. The addition of Winter Field Day will enhance those already important skills of those that who generously volunteer their time and equipment to these organizations. This is why WFD is open to all licensed amateur radio operators worldwide.

 Disasters are unpredictable by nature and can strike when you least expect them. WFDA’s goal is to help enhance your skills and ready you for all environmental conditions found in the US and Canada during the spring, summer, fall and winter Preparedness is the key to a professional and timely response during any event and this is what local and state authorities are expecting when they reach  out to the emergency service groups that offer their services.

 If you are serious about emergency communications as we are; we welcome you to join us for our yearly event. We are sure you will find this event a pleasant change and challenge to that of a normal summer time field day.

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