Deployment Challenge Exercise
On Saturday, Nov. 12, Kane County ARES conducted a ‘Deployment Challenge’ exercise. The purpose of the exercise was to test our readiness to provide support for emergency situations that would require mobile deployment. Members of the group assembled at a local forest preserve and assembled several different amateur radio stations on the VHF/UHF and HF…

The first Wednesday of every month we will be holding a digital mode practice net immediately following the regular Wednesday night net. We will experiment with various digital modes and help people get their equipment working. Everyone is welcome. We will begin in normal voice mode and then switch to digital.The digital portion of the…