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
28 November, 2013
Shaw will be re-broadcasting the 2013 Santa Claus Parade on the following dates and times:
Saturday December 21 at 1900
Sunday December 22 at 1000, 1700 and 2100
All times are local. Please check your listings for channel information.
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.
Winnipeg ARES will be assisting with the Santa Claus Parade, Saturday 16 November, 1430 - 1930h. This will be
an OUTDOOR event. Positions may still need to be filled, so check with Jeff, VE4MBQ, if you wish to volunteer.
The Volunteer Briefing will be on Tuesday, 12 November 1900h, at St Andrews River Heights United Church, 255 Oak Street between Kingsway & Academy (Map 24 C1 in Sherlock book). Lower Level Auditorium – please use the Oak Street side door.
See Upcoming Events for more.
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 the 19th of November, which is our Annual General Meeting.