Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
a 501(c)3 Corporation
P.O. Box 51174, Lafayette, Louisiana 70505

AARA is dedicated to serving the Acadiana Region of
Southwest Louisiana



Hurricane Michael - 2018

     Alachua County ARES After Action Report (PDF)

     Florida SERT After Action Report (PDF)

     North Florida ARRL After Action Report (PDF)

     Excerpt from ARES E-letter November 2018 (PDF)


Hurricane Irma - 2017

     Alachua County ARES After Action Report (PDF)


Hurricane Andrew - 1992

     In Andrews Wake - QST December 1992 (PDF)


Hurricane Carla - 1961

     Hurricane Carla Report - Dept of Defense 1961 (PDF)



     SKYWARN Severe Weather Net Activation Recording - April 2, 2017 (mp4)

     SKYWARN Hail Size and Wind Speed Indicator Guidelines (PDF)

     Lafayette Parish SKYWARN / EMCOMM Frequencies and Map (PDF)


Miscellaneous EMCOMM Information

     NVIS Propagation Conditions (Region 6 Army MARS)


Winlink Radio E-mail System

     WinLink E-mail System (

     WinLink YouTube Training Videos (Rick Frost K4REF)


FLDIGI Digital Communications Software

     File Download Site (

     Setup Information (PDF)



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