Sussex County ARES teaches and uses the WinLink Global Email over Radio System. The WinLink system is a worldwide radio messaging system that uses amateur-band radio frequencies to provide radio interconnection services that include email with attachments, position reporting, weather bulletins, emergency relief communications and message relay. This is a no internet email system that is worldwide and used by thousands of emergency communication radio operators.


The WinLink System is used by many NGO's and government agencies. This includes not only ARES groups but Military Auxillary Radio System (DOD/MARS), Radio Amateur Radio Emergency Service (RACES), National Red Cross, Salvation Army, US Coast Guard, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and others. Why do these agencies use WinLink? Over a one 15 year period the system demonstrated a 99.99% availability and 100% accuracy in message transmission. Sussex County ARES uses WinLink in our served agencies for it's speed, reliability and accuracy in handling of messages.


ARES popular online Zoom Digital Training Classes resumed! NEW LINK & DATES POSTED

The ARES Digital Training Zoom class (formerly the CARES Digital Training Class) restarts tonight. 

Classes are held the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The below link will work through April, 2024.
A new link will be posted for May and will cover another two months. An .ics calendar link is provided below to make an entry into your calendar. The zoom will open at 7pm before the 8pm class start. This is to help folks that may have technical issues that need to be addressed. These classes covers a variety topics including The WinLink System to include WinLink RMS Express, Vara HF, VarAC, Pactor and others.

ZOOM Log in Information:
*This meeting may be recorded for future use
* Please change your display name to your First Name, Call Sign (or organization) and Location; e.g. Fred, WD40, Sussex
* Due to recent Zoombombing, if you display name isn't as shown above, you maybe removed. If you are removed simply 
  rejoin with the correct display information.

**********Zoom Data*****************

Topic: ARES Digital Training
Time: Feb 6, 2024 19:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada)
        Every 2 weeks on Tue, until Apr 16, 2024, 6 occurrence(s)
        Feb 6, 2024 19:00
        Feb 20, 2024 19:00
        Mar 5, 2024 19:00
        Mar 19, 2024 19:00
        Apr 2, 2024 19:00
        Apr 16, 2024 19:00
Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 862 5042 7941
Passcode: 256639
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 Any questions contact Wendy, Delaware Section Emergency Coordinator.