ST. Lawrence County ARES

(Amateur Radio Emergency Service)

Northern NY. section ARRL


Printable Manuals and Forms


Manuals

Public Service Communications Manual
The ARRL Public Service Communications Manual (PSCM) serves as an overall source of basic information on the League's public service communications program. Comprising 61 pages in its printed form, the PSCM is available via ARRLWeb in two formats: the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) Public Service Communications Manual serves as your online Web reference on Amateur Radio public service
The Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Public Service Communications Manual (603,178 bytes, available via HTTP and FTP, allows you to print camera-ready-quality local copies of the PSCM. To view and print pscm.pdf, you'll need version 3.0 or higher of Adobe Systems Inc's free
Adobe Acrobat PDF viewer. (If you've already configured your browser to use Adobe Acrobat as a viewer and just want to save pscm.pdf to disk locally instead of spawning the viewer, pressing Shift as you click on the HTTP or FTP PSCM hyperlink will give you that option in Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Internet Explorer and NCSA Mosaic.)
Download Manual in HTML Format
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The ARES Field Resources Manual
The ARES Field Resources Manual is a quick trainer and field resource guide for the emergency communicator. It's available here as a Adobe Portable Document Format file: aresman.pdf (439,361 bytes). You'll need Adobe's free Acrobat Reader to view and print the manual.
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Forms & Operating Aids

Amateur Radio Placard

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ARRL Radiogram Form
Two versions available in PDF format: Original version (2 copies on a page) or printer friendly version (no black stripe on form)
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FSD-3: ARRL Numbered Radiograms
Includes both relief emergency and routine message radiograms, in addition to the precedences to use in emergency, priority, welfare and routine situations. Download: available in HTML format, Adobe PDF format and Microsoft Word format.
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FSD-218: Amateur Message Form
Guidelines for originating and handling formal radiogram messages, including precedences, handling instructions, QN signals, Q signals, abbreviations, prosigns and prowords. Download: available in HTML format, Adobe PDF format and Microsoft Word format.
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FSD-98: ARES Registration Form
Register in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) using this form. Download: available in Adobe PDF format.
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FSD-220: Handy Operating Aid
This handy operating aid contains five useful references including the UTC time conversion chart, the ITU phonetic alphabet, guidelines to using the RST System, communication procedures and good phone operating guidelines. Download: available in HTML format, Adobe PDF format and Microsoft Word format.
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FSD-255: Emergency Reference Information Card
Includes Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) operating guidelines, with room to record important telephone numbers and net schedules. Download: available in Adobe PDF format and Microsoft Word format.
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