Placer County ARES

Click here to visit the Sacramento Valley Section Regional ARES website.The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) consists of Amateur Radio licensees who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. Every licensed amateur, regardless of membership in ARRL or any other local or national organization, is eligible to apply for membership in ARES. Training may be required to participate fully in ARES. The local ARES Emergency Coordinator can provide specifics.

Click here to join the Placer County ARES Facebook group.Because ARES is an Amateur Radio program, only licensed radio amateurs are eligible for membership. The possession of emergency-powered equipment is desirable but is not a requirement for membership.

Placer County ARES meets every Sunday Night on the W6EK Repeater at 1930 hours on the following repeater system:

145.430 Mhz -0.6 offset  PL Tone 162.2
AllStarLink Node: 51018 | EchoLink:4128 | Wires-X: W6EK-2M-ROOM (62545)


If you’re interested in joining or learning more about Placer County ARES, contact Placer County EC Brad Stewart (KM6RIW) and ARES liaison Scott Read (KM6RFB) using the form below.

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