Clay County ARES Equipment Database

Please complete the information requested in this form so we know what radio capabilities each member has in case of activation or deployment. Continue reading

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2016 Member Appreciation Dinner

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It is that time of year — the 2016 Member Appreciation Dinner will be held on December 6th at 7pm at Journey Church located at 6225 Lake Gray Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32244 (Click the address for a map).  We have an exciting event planned for this year as we review the events of 2016, find out the results of this years voting for Board member, find out who the “Ham of the Year” will be, and have some great food.  You will not want to miss it!  The cost s $10.00 per person and you can pay by check, cash or Credit Card at the door! Continue reading

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Voting Ballot

If you did not attend the November ARES meeting and did not submit a paper ballot, you can submit your ballot here. Continue reading

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The First Annual ClayARES 2 Meter Contest

On November 5th ClayARES will be conducting its first ever 2 meter contest. We’ll make as many contacts in different zip codes as possible, with only the 2M simplex mode using 100 watts maximum! It’s a great chance to learn the USNG system, how to pass and relay information, conquer “Mic Fright”, and meet new friends.

Download information and logbooks here…

Contest info and rules

2 Meters contest log

2 Meters contest log example



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ClayARES Featured on Ham Radio Now

Our own PIO, Scott Roberts, on Ham Radio Now’s EmComm Extra, Episode 2 discussing ClayARES response for Hurricane Matthew.

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Taken from the ARRL E-Letter for October 19, 2016

Visiting this year’s ARRL New England Convention in Boxboro, Massachusetts, I was delightfully surprised at the level of care most attendees, and in particular exhibitors, speakers and volunteers, exercised in their choice of attire. Snazzy uniform shirts worn by vendors were in abundance. Business attire infused the exhibit hall. It was as if I were attending a professional conference. Continue reading

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