Muscatine County ARES - Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Resources - Training - ARES Contacts ARES ID# 139IAØ1
Muscatine & Louisa County ARES strongly recommends that all members complete the following trainings: To be a Level 2 Responder the FEMA courses will be mandatory as of January 1, 2019.
FEMA Online Course Overview
The following courses are to become mandatory for ARES members scheduled to work in the EOC - Mobile Emergency Operations Center, or MusComm - County emergency communications truck:
ICS-100.B – Introduction to the Incident Command System
ICS 100 Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
ICS-200.B – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.
IS-700.a – National Incident Management System, An Introduction
This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
IS-800 - National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction
You can take the FEMA courses for free. However, you must register with FEMA and get a "student ID" to take the courses online.
In the United States and Canada, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) is a corps of trained amateur radio operator volunteers organized to assist in public service....
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ARES STATE-WIDE SIMPLEX FREQUENCIES
Iowa ARES Contacts:
Section Manager: KØCY - Bob McCaffrey
Section Emergency Coordinator: WWØQ - Rich Bingham
Asstistant Section EC: KØIVY - Mike Hartley
Section Traffic Mngr: WAØUIG - Lee Garner
District 5: District EC: KØBMW - Mike Rosenblatt
Iowa ARES Traffic Nets
146.745- MHz Sunday @ 7:00pm - Linn Co ARES Net
145.390- MHz Sunday @ 8:00pm - Jones Co ARES Net
146.865 MHz Third Monday @ 8:15pm - Southeast IA ARES Net
145.270- MHz Sunday @ 8:30pm - Johnson Co ARES Net
147.300+ MHz Sunday @ 8:30pm - Delaware Co ARES Net
146.910- MHz Sunday @ 9:00pm - Muscatine Co ARES Net
146.94- MHz Sunday @ 9:00pm - Black Hawk Co ARES Net
3970.0 kHz - Sunday @ 5:30-6:00pm - IA State ARES Net
145.230- MHz - Monday @ 6:30pm - Benton Co ARES Net
3995.0 kHz - First Monday @ 5:30pm - IA State EOC Net
3572.5 kHz +/- Olivia 8-500 - Tuesday @ 7:00pm - Iowa ARES Digital Net (IDN)
Iowa ARES Traffic and Emergency Net (ITEN)
3970.0 kHz - Sunday, 5:30 PM (6 PM in Summer) - Iowa Traffic & Emergency Net
Iowa RACES Net
Iowa ARES Digital Net
3574.0 kHz (center frequency)
7114.0 kHz (center frequency)