K6NE ARES Calendar
Conejo Valley (CVARC) ARES/RACES Activities Summary
California Governer's Office Of Emergency Services
Welcome to the K6NE ACS/ARES Check In Page
Ventura County, California
Weekly ARES Nets
Ventura City, Area 6 and 7: Ours is a directed net, held on the WA6ZSN linked Repeaters at 1900 hours Pacific time every Tuesday, 146.385 Mhz, offset +600 Khz, P/L tone 127.3 Hz. All licensed operators are invited to check in. Linked repeaters are 224.100 - P/L 127.3 and 447.320 - P/L 100.
Area 6 and 7 members and visitors, upon invitation by Net Control, please check in with your CALL SIGN, FIRST NAME, ACS ID# (if any), and TRAFFIC or ANNOUNCEMENT LISTING (if any). Click Here for Area 6 and 7 Net Script, Login, then select Files, Net Script.
Members and visitors, if you have NOT checked in to a local net for Areas 1 thru 8, please check in to the Ventura County ACS/ARES Net following the poll of each of the 8 areas, upon invitation by Net Control. Check in with your CALL SIGN, ACS ID# (if any), and ANNOUNCEMENT or TRAFFIC LISTING (if any). Click Here for the Ventura County Net Script.
Ventura County Net Checkin ProcedurePlease tune in to the Ventura County weekly ARES net on WD6EBY 145.200- at 19:30 Pacific time for further information on any ARES events, or contact any of our Emergency Coordinators. Just click on K6NE ARES link above for a list of the Emergency Coordinator Leadership.
Packet Radio Checkin ProcedureYou can check in on packet for the Tuesday night ARES Net via one or more of the follow methods:
1. On 145.050 Mhz, connect to VCROC and HSPSJ. Leave the following message: TO: st chkin
2. You can check in using the global Winlink 2000 system. There are several RMS Relay stations you can access using RMS Express or Outpost. On Packet the RMS station ID ends with -10, for example KE6NYT-10 or KE6WEZ-10 on 145.050 MHz, or PVARC-10 on 223.58 MHz. On the MESH network, there is a growing list of Winlink drop boxes: N6FL-11, PVARC, K1GGS, and KG6WXC. Contact K6NE, W6RH, or any local packeteer for further Winlink info.
3. Using APRS (Automatic Position Reporting System) software, on 144.390 Mhz., SORRY - NO ONE IS PRESENTLY MONITORING APRS FOR CHECK INSCheck out our Packet Radio Tutorial! This document was written for the PaKet Radio Training Classes we held in 1995-97. The underlying technology has not changed, and we invite you to peruse the topics.
Please send inquiries via E-Mail to Joe Krigbaum at