2019 Southern District SMART goals

  • Increase training activities within the weekly nets

    • Conduct 1 training activity each month to take place during the unit's weekly ARES net for 6 months in 2019

  • Increase visibility of amateur radio to the public

    • Plan, organize resources and participate as an ARES group in 1 community or amateur radio event open to the public 4 times in 2019

  • Pass a monthly message from one end of the district to the other via FM radio simplex voice

    • Within 2 months originate a formal (NTS format) message to the ASEC to include the number of check-ins outside the unit's operational area for the previous week

    • Note: this number may be zero if no out-of-unit check-ins were recorded

  • Pass a quarterly message from one end of the district to the other via an alternative mode

    • Within 4 months, originate a formal message (NTS format) to the SEC to include the unit's participation in local Field Day activies

  • Increase the number of members trained in winlink

    • Within 9 months have 10% of the ARESconnect registered members Winlink operational by checking-in with Kern County ARES' Monday night net as visitors

  • Promote talking with neighboring units during Nets

    • Within 1 month, record at least 5 weekly check-ins from members of visiting ARES units and report this number monthly to the DEC in a formal (NTS format) message

  • Increase the number of registered ARES members

    • Within 5 months, increase the number of register ARESconnect members in your unit by 6% above those registered on 1/20/2019