Training/Exercises

  • ARES®/RACES of Albemarle County, VA, holds a classroom session on the fourth Wednesday of each month, 7-9pm, at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad (https://carsrescue.org/), 828 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA  22902.  (Classroom sessions are temporarily being held on the air and via teleconferencing due to the pandemic.)
  • ARES®/RACES of Albemarle County, VA, holds a field exercise on the third Saturday of each month, 10am – noon, at a location or locations around the county.
  • All interested amateur radio operators are invited to participate in the Northern Piedmont Emergency Net which takes place at 8 pm each Thursday evening using the K4DND repeater on Carter Mountain. It can be found at 146.730 MHz (-), PL tone 151.4.
  • We also encourage participation in the Virginia WinLink Net, which takes place on Wednesdays.  Follow THIS LINK for additional information about the net.

Additional training and exercises are scheduled as needed and opportunities arise.

NPEN NCS schedule

5-7-2020 KN4LYF
5-14-2020 KQ9P
5-21-2020 N4PGS
5-28-2020 KO8V
6-4-2020 K4DND
6-11-2020 KK4JP
6-18-2020 KN4LYF
6-25-2020 KQ9P
7-2-2020 N4PGS
7-9-2020 KO8V
7-16-2020 K4DND
7-23-2020 KK4JP
7-30-2020 KN4LYF
8-6-2020 KQ9P
8-13-2020 N4PGS
8-20-2020 KO8V
8-27-2020 K4DND
9-3-2020 KK4JP
9-10-2020 KN4LYF
9-17-2020 KQ9P
9-24-2020 N4PGS


Monthly Training/Exercise Leaders

Field Exercise – Sat February 15
Classroom – Tues February 25
John KK4JP and Warren KN4LYF

Field Exercise – Sat March 21
Classroom – Tues March 24
Greg N4PGS and Dave K4DND

Field Exercise – Sat April 18
Classroom – Wed April 29
Mike KQ9P and Dayton AA4DH

Field Exercise – Sat May 16
Classroom – Tues May 27
John KK4JP and Warren KN4LYF

Field Exercise – Sat June 20
Classroom – Wed June 24
Greg N4PGS and Dave K4DND

Field Exercise – Sat July 18
Classroom – Wed July 22
Mike KQ9P and Dayton AA4DH