Volunteer Activity

Activity for May 2024

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District One

Ingham County

  • ARPSC MEETING
  • RECYCLERAMA

District Two

Monroe County

  • 5/1/2024 Meeting May IMT Meeting
  • 5/2/2024 Meeting May ARPSC Meeting
  • 5/11/2024 Exercise Spring SET
  • 5/29/2024 Meeting Trailer Inspection

Washtenaw County

  • 5-4 RACES monthly siren test
  • 5-5 ARPSC weekly practice net + simplex
  • 5-5 MI-ARPSC practice net
  • 5-7 SKYWARN activation
  • 512 ARPSC weekly practice net
  • 5-12 MI-ARPSC practice net
  • 5-19 ARPSC weekly practice net
  • 5-26 ARPSC weekly practice net

Wayne County

  • One Leadership Meeting 5/7
  • One Membership Meeting 5/15
  • Five Weekly Nets
  • Five Repeater Crawls
  • Various Individual Training

District Three

Bay County

  • May 20 SkYWARN County net

Saginaw County

  • SVARA Monday Net
  • Mid-Michigan Net
  • State Net
  • MIDTN Net
  • Other Nets
  • SVARA Club Meeting
  • SVARA Breakfast Meeting
  • ARES training
  • County Trailer Work
  • Frankenmuth MS Walk
  • MS Walk Prep

District Five

Allegan County

  • NETS

Barry County

  • Nets as drills
  • Skywarn activation: 1ea = 31.6hrs
  • 2M SSB: 3ea = 6.1
  • 6M SSB: 2ea = 3hrs
  • C4FM 5ea = 13.5hrs
  • multi band analog 5ea = 12.9hrs

Calhoun County

  • SIREN TEST
  • AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE DEFENDER 5K (CERT COMMS)
  • DAMAGE ASSESSMENT SUPPORT FOR ST. JOSEPH COUNTY EF-2
  • CERT MEETING
  • MARSHALL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
  • NETS

Cass County

  • NETS
  • MEETINGS
  • MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

Kalamazoo County

  • 5/7 Skywarn Net 2pm-8pm
  • 5/7 EOC Activation for Region 5 Tornado - 6pm to 12am
  • 5/8 Auxcom Meeting - 6pm to 8pm
  • 5/9 Damage Assessment - 9am to 4pm
  • 5/10 Damage Assessment - 9am to 4pm
  • 5/20 Skywarn Net
  • 5/26 - Skywarn Net

Van Buren County

  • 5/07/2024 Van Buren County Skywarn Activation - Cass County / Ka
  • 5/09/2024 Assist Kalamazoo County EM with tornado damage assessm
  • 5/10/2024 Assist Kalamazoo County EM with tornado damage assessm
  • 5/26/2024 Van Buren County Skywarn Activation - Severe weather r

District Six

Kent County

  • IRA Nets - 37 nets totaling 692 hours
  • IRA Service hours - 14
  • West Michigan Emergency Communications Net - 4 nets totaling 34

Mason County

  • There were no reported net hours this month due to a repeater ou
  • The report of 5 service hours were in support of the repeater re

Mecosta County

  • 12 hours normal nets
  • 1 hr AUXC workgroup
  • 15 hours SET

Oceana County

  • Mason/Oceana County Skywarn Training Nets - 4 nets totaling 13 h
  • Mason/Oceana County Emergency Services Meeting - 1 meeting total
  • Mason/Oceana County and other District 6 Activities - 15 hours
  • Support for the K8DXF repeater repairs - 19 hours

Ottawa County

  • Tulip Time Kids Parade-Holland
  • Tulip Time Grand Parade-Holland
  • Armed Forces Marathon-Grand Haven
  • Kick Off to Summer 5K Race-Grand Haven
  • Skywarn Activation (4)

District Seven

Benzie County

  • On 21 May 2024 Benzie County ARES along with the Emergency Coord

Emmet County

  • May 25, 2024 - Assist with Memorial Day Parade in Mackinaw City
  • May 26, 2024 - Assist with active search and rescue in Pellston

Grand Traverse County

  • SET had 3 participants. This hourly rolled up with multipliers a
  • There were other logistics nets but not sure if/how to report th
  • This is my first report so if I mess something up please let me

District Eight

Luce County

  • Simplex Drills
  • Spring SET 2024
  • Weekly ARE Net
  • Two Hearted Trail Run Prep

Marquette County

  • 1. 10-meter Health & Welfare Net, 28.396 KHz, Friday nights @ 7:
  • A. May 3, 2024: 8 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • B. May 10, 2024: 6 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • C. May 17, 2024: 5 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • D. May 24, 2024: 10 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • E. May 31, 2024: 8 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • 2. UP Talk Group, Channel 31268, Sunday nights @ 6:30 pm:
  • A. May 5, 2024: 9 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • B. May 12, 2024: 3 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • C. May 19, 2024: 8 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • D. May 26, 2024: 11 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • 3. Marquette Co. 2-meter Emergency Net, K8LOD Repeater (147.27 M
  • A. May 5, 2024: 15 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • B. May 12, 2024: 8 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • C. May 19, 2024: 7 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • D. May 26, 2024: 7 check-ins, 1 hour, No formal traffic.
  • 4. The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association (HARA) holds weekly lu
  • A. May 3, 2024: 12 participants for 2 hours.
  • B. May 10, 2024: 12 participants for 2 hours.
  • C. May 17, 2024: 7 participants for 2 hours.
  • D. May 24, 2024: 13 participants for 2 hours.
  • E. May 31, 2024: 14 participants for 2 hours.
  • 5. The monthly HARA meeting was held on May 2, 2024 for 2 hours
  • 6. On May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2024, Dave, W7DEG participated in
  • 7. On May 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2024, Greg, KI8AF participated in th
  • 8. On May 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2024, Greg, KI8AF participated in th
  • 9. On May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2024, Dave, W7DEG participated in
  • 10. On May 7, 13, 20 and 27, 2024, Greg, KI8AF participated in t
  • 11. On May 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2024, Lucille, KD8PTE participated
  • 12. On May 8, 23 and 31, 2024, Jim, N8NAV participated in planni
  • 13. On May 31, 2024, Lou, KG8NK, joined Jim in a planning meetin
  • 14. On May 11, 2024, 12 members of the Marquette Co. ARES group
  • 15. On May 17 and 18, 2024, Jim, N8NAV attended Hamvention 2024
  • 16. On May 21 and 28, Jim, N8NAV met with Marquette Co. Emergenc
  • 17. On May 23, 2024, Jim, N8NAV held a meeting with AECs Lou, KG
  • 18. On May 28, 2024, Dave, KD8DRF participated in a Lifetracker

Schoolcraft County

  • Date Type Description Participants Duration Total
  • 04/01/24 Net Schoolcraft County ARES Net (SCAN) 3 1 3
  • 04/04/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 8 1 8
  • 04/04/24 Meeting District 8 Conference Call 2 1 2
  • 04/06/24 Meeting District 8 Conference Call 2 1 2
  • 04/08/24 Net Schoolcraft County ARES Net (SCAN) 3 1 3
  • 04/11/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 10 1 10
  • 04/18/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 10 1 10
  • 04/18/24 Meeting District 8 Conference Call 2 1 2
  • 04/22/24 Net Schoolcraft County ARES Net (SCAN) 3 1 3
  • 04/25/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 9 1 9
  • 04/29/24 Net Schoolcraft County ARES Net (SCAN) 3 1 3
  • 05/02/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 7 1 7
  • 05/06/24 Net Schoolcraft County ARES Net (SCAN) 2 1 2
  • 05/09/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 6 1 6
  • 05/11/24 Exercise Spring SET 3 5 15
  • 05/13/24 Net Schoolcraft County ARES Net (SCAN) 2 1 2
  • 05/16/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 6 1 6
  • 05/23/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 5 1 5
  • 05/30/24 Net Central Upper Peninsula ARES Net (CUPAN) 8 1 8

District Section

Section County

  • Includes SEOC participation at spring exercise

District SATERN

SATERN Great Lakes County

  • SKYWARN (3)
  • Hamvention
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