The Ohio Digital Emergency Network ( OHDEN) amateur radio operators are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our mission.
Gary Harbaugh ( NJ8BB )
Assistant to Ohio Section Emergency Coordinatior
Coordinates all OHIO Digital Programs for ARES. Develops and studies alternative frequencies, modes, and operational techniquies to maximize network effectiveness. Works with DECs and ECs to help them develop local liasons with the network. Gary also serves as NCS on first Tuesday of each month.
Eldon Peterson ( W5UHQ )
Manages the day to day operations of the OHDEN. Provides training and assignments to Net Control Operators and members, manages web site and FACEBOOK Group page as a communication medium for group training and mission coordination. The Net manager compiles net statistics but does not track individual participation via CONNECT. That reporting is done with your local EC or DEC. Eldon also serves as NCS for fourth Tuesdays and fifth when applicable.
Net Control Rotation as of 25 Feb, 2019.
VACANT TBD First Tuesday and Sunday ( Need a volunteer )
WB8PMG Dave Robinson Second Sunday or Tuesday of Month
N8BBL Gary Harbaugh Third Sunday or Tuesday of Month
Any member who has checked into the net two or more times is welcome to become part of the NCS rotation. Procedures
for NTS are contained in the SOG Practice as NCS is critical for actual emergencies. When scheduled NCS does not come on frequency within ten minutes of start time, and you feel you have a decent signal, go ahead and make a call and record who did show up.