Bernalillo County ARES

Amateur Radio Emergency Service

BCARES Photo Gallery
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JIm Frazier, KC5RUO operating Winter Field Day from Gallegoes Open Space.


Jeff Burmeister & Chris Petroff, repairing the folded dipole at BCARES EOC.

Hopewell SAR

Ed, KC2LM operates EmComm at the SAR Mission in Hopwell

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Point-of-Distribution (POD) site survey at Paradise Hills Community Center, west BC, April 2019. Using a BCARES Go-Kit to derive the emergency communications connectivity available from this site. BCARES site surveyor: Jim Frazier, KC5RUO

Cedar Peak type

Specialty Communications Technician, Charles Raskob, performing maintenance on the BCARES, 145.15 MHz repeater.

City readiness

Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) Exercise, Point-of-Distribution (POD) activation at a Bernalillo County community center.

Rigid Comm Box

An entire EmComm Station in a portable Rigid Box sets up in minutes during Packet Training Day. Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator, Tom Armer, K6TAA. The man to the right with the hat is BCARES Emergency Coordinator, Bill Tucker, K5WRT

Op center

BCARES Operation Center

Antenna farm

BCARES Antenna inbstallations aboard the EmComm trailer.

Packet Training

BCARES District Emergency Coordinator (DEC) Chris Petroff, W5CBP, at the PC.

Skywarn 1

SKYWARN Amateur Radio Operations at the National Weather Service, Albuquerque. Chris Petroff, W5CBP in red sweater. Jeff Burmeister, W5OMU, near the door.

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SKYWARN exercise, with Chris Petroff, W5CBP & Bill Tucker, K5WRT.

Bernalillo County ARES

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