Owen County ARES RACES
Operational Frequencies

ARES Frequencies

Frequency Designator Frequency MHz Call Sign Mode
District 7 Repeater 145.42 MHz N9CCA FM No PL
Primary HF 3.900 MHz NCS W9SEM LSB
Secondary HF 7.280 MHz NCS W9SEM LSB
IN ARES VHF 146.490 MHz NCS W9SEM Simplex
IN ARES UHF 446.100 MHz NCS W9SEM Simplex
IN ARES WL2K 145.930 MHz NCS W9SEM FM - Packet
Primary HF Digital 3.583 MHz NCS W9SEM USB
Secondary HF Digital 7.083 MHz NCS W9SEM USB

Owen County ARES Monitored Frequencies

Frequency Designator Location Call Sign Frequency Mode Tone
Primary Repeater Spencer K9QZX 146.985 - FM 136.5 Hz
Secondary Repeater Gosport KB9SGN 146.895 MHz - FM 136.5 Hz
Tertiary Simplex Frequency Owen County 146.58 MHz FM None
District 7 Repeater Clay City N9CCA 145.42 MHz FM None

RACES Frequencies

Frequency NameFrequency MHzModePL Tone
Primary HF3.920 MhzLSBNA
Secondary HF7.290 MhzLSBNA
Primary VHF146.490 MHzFM - SimplexNA
W9WIN SystemSee W9WIN.net/infoFM136.5 Hz
WinLink PrimaryNCS770@winlink.org
WinLink SecondaryW9SEM<@winlink.org
WinLink SecondaryW9SEM-10@winlink.org
Winlink messages via Radio Gateway
Reference Links


American Radio Relay League
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service

Communications Manuals

Indiana ARES Emergency Plan
Owen County Emergency Communications Plan (PDF)
Owen County Emergency Communications Plan (Word)

RACES Equipment Manuals

Icom-718 HF Transceiver
Yaseu FT-1900R 144 MHz VHF Transceiver
Yaseu FT-7900 Dual Band 146 440 VHF Transceiver
Alinco DR 235T 220 MHz VHF Transceiver

National Incident Management System Courses

Obtain a FEMA Student ID card
Recommended ARES course ICS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System
Recommended ARES course ICS-700.a National Incident Management System an Introduction
Recommended RACES course ICS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
Recommended RACES course ICS-800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction


ARRL Radiogram Form
ARRL Radiogram Instructions
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service
Owen County Indiana
Owen County Indiana Quick Reference

The purpose of this site is quick access to information that may be needed during an Owen County Indiana emergency.

Owen County Indiana Amateur Radio Emergency Service Weekly Net

The Owen County Amateur Radio Emergency Service Net meets weekly on Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM local time. on the Gosport repeater (146.895 MHz 136.5 PL) the first Wednesday and the Spencer Repeater (146.985 MHz 136.5 PL) all other Wednesdays.

In case of a communications emergency, Primary frequency is the Spencer repeater, Secondary frequency is the Gosport repeater and tertiary frequency is 146.58 Simplex.

Indiana Amateur Radio Emergency Service Nets

Indiana ARES HF and Digital Nets The Indiana ARES HF Net takes place every Sunday at 5:00 PM Eastern Time on or about 3.900 MHz LSB.

The Indiana ARES Digital Net takes place each Wednesday (except for the 2nd Wednesday of the month) at 8:30 PM Eastern Time on or about 3.583 MHz USB using Olivia 8/500.

More information about these nets can be found on the ARES page of the ARRL Indiana Section website at http://inarrl.org/index.php/public-service/indiana-ares

Emergency Contact Information
Owen County Emergency Management Agency
Indiana Section Emergency Coordinator
Jack White Director KC9OQK Jim S Moehring KB9WWM
Office129 South Washington Street Residence2037 Skyhawk Dr
 Spencer, Indiana 47460  Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815
Office Phone1-812 829 5035 Home Phone 
Cell Phone1-812 821 0710 Cell Phone 
e-Mailjack.white@owencounty.in.gov e-Mailkb9wwm@arrl.net
Owen County Emergency Coordinator District 7 Assistant Emergency Coordinator
Zachary Minnick KD9HIG Gary Adams W9EEU
Residence2000 Lewisville Road Residence5040 W Depot Street
 Quency, IN  Cory,IN 47846
Home Phone812 230 1218
Cell Phone765 994 0855 Cell Phone 
e-Mailkd9hig@yahoo.com e-Mailw9eeu@arrl.net
Owen County ARES RACES Members
Name Call Phone Cell e-mail Membership
Gary ArmstrongKC9AGN1 812 879 44451 812 821 4837armst53@yahoo.comARES RACES
Jim BaughnK9EOH812 828 0629812 585 1385jim@k9eoh.comARES RACES
Stu Sherfick W9HRZ 1 812 829 6562 1 812 585 0267 w9hrz@comcast.net ARES
Kathryn (Katie) Smith K9INU 1 317 862 0468 k9inu@arrl.net ARES
Vicki L. McGlacklin KC9KMV 1 812 876 1822 1 812 360 4671 sparky101@bluemarble.net ARES RACES
Don Kivett K9LME 1 812 829 3541 1 239 272 6830 k9lme@yahoo.com ARES
Marvin Campbell K9MRV 1 812 272 0101 campbellclan@bluemarble.net ARES
Chuck Henry KC9NBV812 325-3093 812 935-7944chenry@smithville.net ARES RACES
Lanny Colgan KC9OWW 1 812 508 4004 kc9oww@gmail.com ARES RACES
Thomas Gwaltney N9PDC 1 812 829 0252 1 812 219 9575 tommierg@gmail.com ARES
Owen County Offices

Owen County Officials

Office Location Telephone
Emergency 291 Vandalia Avenue Spencer, In 47460 911
Owen County Commissioners 60 South Main Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-5058
Emergency Medical Service State Road 46 Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-4446
Highway Department 2032 North US Highway 231 Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-3335
Sheriff Non-emergency 291 Vandalia Avenue Spencer, In 47460 1-812-829-4874

Spencer Officials

Office Location Telephone
Council 90 West North Street Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-3213
Spencer Police 90 West North Street Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-3932
Spencer Street Department 90 North West Street Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-2384

Gosport Officials

Office Location Telephone
Council Gosport Town Hall Gosport, IN 47433 1-182-879-4334
Owen County Schools / Emergency Shelters
Office Location Telephone
Gosport Elementary School 201 North 9th Street Gosport, IN 47433 1-812-879-4694
McCormick's Creek Elementary School 1601 Flatwoods Road Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-828-6000
Patricksburg Elementary School 9883 State Road 246 Patricksburg, IN 47455 1-812-859-4525
Spencer Elementary School 151 East Hillside Avenue Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-2235
Owen Valley Middle School 626 West State Highway 46 Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-2249
Owen Valley High School 622 West State Highway 46 Spencer, IN 47460 1-812-829-2266
Cunot Community Center
Emergency Shelter Only
5530 State Highway 42 Poland, IN 47868 1-765-795-3461
Owen County Fire Departments
Department Location Telephone
1-Coal City VFD Main Street Coal City, Indiana 1-1812-895-4541
3-Freedom 5558 Market St Freedom, Indiana 47431 1-812-829-0111
4-Owen Valley VFD 401 Walnut Street Spencer, Indiana 47460 1-812-829-1270
7-Cloverdale Putnam County 51 W Market ST Cloverdale, IN 46120 765-795-3636
7-Patricksburg Owen County 10058 Marion Street Patricksburg, Indiana 47455 1-812-859-4654
9 Poland Clay County East State Road 42 Poland, IN 47868
11-Cataract VFD 9582 Hi Ridge Trail Spencer, Indiana 47460 1-765-795-3780
16-Clay Township VFD IN Hwy 43 Spencer, Indiana 47460 1-812-876-1200
19-Gosport VFD 13 South Third Street Gosport, Indiana 47433 1-812-879-4444
Owen County Severe Weather Sirens
Name Location
Cataract VFD 9582 Hi Ridge Trail Spencer, Indiana 47460
Patricksburg ES 10058 Marion Street Patricksburg, Indiana 47455
McCormick Creek ES 1601 Flatwoods Road Spencer, IN 47460
Whitehall Indiana State Road 43 Whitehall, Indiana
Gosport Sixth Street Water Tower Gosport, Indiana 47433
Cunot Community Center 5530 State Highway 42 Poland, Indiana 47868
Coal City VFD Main Street Coal City, Indiana
Millgrove 300 Hardware Rd Quincy, Indiana 47456
Spencer Cooper Park Cooper Street Spencer, Indiana 47460
Owen Valley HS 622 West State Highway 46 Spencer, IN 47460
Franklin Township VFD 5558 Market St Freedom, Indiana 47431
Hoosier Energy 207 State Road 43 Spencer, Indiana 47460
Out of County Numbers
Office Location Telephone
American Red Cross West Central Indiana 700 South Third Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 1-812-232-3393
IU Health Hospital 601 West 2nd Street Bloomington, IN 47433 1-812-353-5252
Monroe Hospital 4011 South Monroe Medical Park Blvd. Bloomington, IN 47403 1-812-825-1111
St. Vincent Clay 1206 East National Avenue Brazil, IN 47834 1-812-442-2500
Quarterly ARES/RACES Powerpoint Presentations
June 18 2015 How are ARES and RACES associated in Owen County?
September 17 2015 Purpose of ARES and RACES

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