The Winnipeg Amateur Radio Emergency Service (WARES) is a volunteer organization comprised of dedicated amateur radio operators with the goal of providing the City of Winnipeg with emergency communication in times of disaster or widespread communication failure... more
26 January, 2014
Six more volunteers are still needed for the 2014 Scouts Canada Klondike Derby. It will take place over the weekend of 1 & 2 March, 2014 at Camp Amisk. See further details.
17 November, 2013
The 2013 Santa Claus Parade took place Saturday November 16, and Winnipeg ARES was honoured to be asked to participate by supplying operators along the course route and at key locations to liaise with the Winnipeg Police Service, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, St John Ambulance and Parade Organizers. Approximately 26 members and affiliates spent more than five hours walking, riding, standing and sitting, helping to ensure the safety of spectators and participants alike... more
28 October, 2013
Congratulations are in order for the VE4WWO CANWARN Net Controller Team! A few hours ago, Radio Amateurs of Canada Tweeted the news that Jeff, VE4MBQ, and the team of net controllers behind the CANWARN program of VE4WWO, are recipients of the first RAC Member Recognition Award. Read the details.
Planning is underway for the Amateur Radio component of the 2014 Manitoba Marathon. Please see details.
Winnipeg ARES Education/business meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00 p.m. at
Sir William Stephenson Library (or alternate location) at 765 Keewatin Avenue in Winnipeg.
Our next meeting is on Tuesday 18 March. This will not be a business meeting. Instead, AED/CPR training is offered