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Carl Sibilski, KB9DKR – CW Tutorial Powerpoint

Carl Sibilski, KB9DKR, presented a fantastic CW presentation at the October edition of WCARES Chew & Chat. The powerpoint has been provided for embedding.

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2016 CW Follow-up

The Williamson County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (WCARES) workshop series is sponsoring a follow-on session to its popular CW Tutorial held earlier this past summer. The group will participate in the W1AW Qualifying Run, a live broadcast scheduled for this coming November. Participants will qualify their on-air morse code copy skills for various speed levels. Witnesses will be available to certify individual achievements. The […]

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El Reno Tornado 2013 – Lessons Learned

El Reno Tornado

From Scott Gray, KD4VVC: El Reno Tornado 2013 – Lessons Learned The National Weather Service in Norman Oklahoma has published a video detailing the events of the deadly tornado that hit El Reno Oklahoma on May 31, 2013. This informative video is a must see for all storm spotters as well as the general public. […]

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Bunta Island On the Air – Fun DX-Pedition – Feb 15-17, 2013

Bunta Island


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Conductivity of Different Materials


Have you ever found yourself thinking that materials made mostly of copper would conduct electricity almost as well as copper? Well, think again…. https://www.bluesea.com/resources/108

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The Importance of NIMS and ICS


What is the National Incident Management System (NIMS)? NIMS is a comprehensive, national approach to incident management that is applicable at all jurisdictional levels and across functional disciplines. It is intended to: • Be applicable across a full spectrum of potential incidents, hazards, and impacts, regardless of size, location or complexity. • Improve coordination and […]

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Meet the Neighbors


Links to our Neighbors (Amateur Radio EmComm): Bedford County Davidson County Dickson County Montgomery County Robertson County Sumner County Wilson County Ham Radio Club

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6 Meter Meteor Scatter QSO



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[Video] AD4CJ Presents HF Tweaking


Longtime member Tim Kreth, AD4CJ delivered a fantastic presentation at the August edition of WCARES Chew & Chat. Due to popular demand he has digitized his presentation into the form of a YouTube video presenting some valuable information about how to maximize your High Frequency capabilities.

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5 Weeks – 41 Summits on the Air



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WCARES Mission

The Williamson County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (WCARES) is established for the primary purpose of organizing and training licensed amateur radio operators in Williamson County, Tennessee, to serve as a source of reliable emergency communications support for public and private emergency response agencies in Williamson and surrounding counties in the aftermath of natural disasters or during other times of public need.

WCARES also serves to: inform the general public about the amateur radio service; provide classroom training for prospective licensees; provide technical and operational assistance to other amateurs and; provide various opportunities and activities for amateur radio operators to interact with each other in order to help maximize the utilization of their operating privileges.

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