2016 Club Officer Elections

The new RRRA Officers for 2016 are:

  • President: Seth Swenson KC0ODE
  • Vice President: Mark Jensen KK0V
  • Secretary: Brian Geffre KE0BXS
  • Treasurer: Lori Kruft KC0QGE
  • Librarian: Lori Kruft KC0QGE
  • At Large: Mark Johnson KC0SHM

Congratulations to these Hams on their election. And thanks to all who supported the governance and operation of our club by stepping forward as candiates in this election.

January 2016 DHS AUXCOMM Class Photo

DHS AUXCOMM class photo

Back Row (L-R): Lori Kruft, KC0GQE; Carrie Scarr, KE0FZB; Nate Koppenhaver, KE0EXH; Gerry Phillips, NK0A; Bob Kirkeby, W0HNV; Nancy Yoshida, K9DIG; Joey Clements, DHS Presenter; Kevin Haney, KC0YKX; Bob Dablow, WB0BN; Brian Geffre, KE0BXS; James Anderson, KE0FZC; Jerry Ranum, K0JRQ; Jim Kruft, N0TSZ; Les Herbranson, W0LAH; Barb Herbranson, K0BAH. Front Row (L-R): Don Galitz, KC0DCF; Pete Pugliano, WC0G; Doug Maly, ND1D, Steve Kostecke, K0STK; Mark Jensen, KK0V; Adam Braaten, KE0BX

Positioning ARES for Serving in Todays World

Providing service to others (e.g. Public Service communication support) requires adaptation to the evolving needs of those being served.

In his Positioning ARES for Serving in Todays World article (a free preview from the September 2018 issue of QST Magazine), ARRL Communication Manager David Isgur, N1RSN, writes:

With the advent of more uniformly functioning public safety organizations across the nation, more requirements imposed upon agencies and organizations assisting them, and the development of the Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS), ARRL was challenged to align the standards of ARES with current needs of our served partner agencies.