Welcome to the ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service) group in Union County.We work with the Union County EMA ( Emergency Management Agency ) and their RACES group. The RACES group meets regularly on Wed evenings around 6:30ish at the Marvin C. Gilbert EMA Operations Building - EMA Station 720.
The ARES group meets monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm at the Marvin C. Gilbert EMA Operations Building - EMA Station 720. Most ARES and RACES volunteers are part of both groups.
Marvin C. Gilbert EMA Operations Building - EMA Station 720
20900 Northwest Parkway.
Marysville, OH 43040
Google Maps Link:
Information about Ohio ARES (Ohio ARES Section Website)
FEMA Traning courses:
If you are interested in becoming part of the Union County ARES group stop by on a 3rd Monday evening meeting, fill out the online application form on the Ohio ARES Section Website, or contact the ARES Union County EC, Ed Liddle at ed.liddle (at) gmail.com
Weekly ARES NETS
- Mondays at 9pm on the N8IG repeater - 145.350 Tone:127.3Hz
- Digital Simplex Net - Immediately follows the repeater net 145.650
- Nets do not meet on the 3rd Monday of the month.
Here are some links with additional information about ARES and RACES.
ARES vs RACES FAQ - http://www.arrl.org/ares-races-faq
Basic RACES information - http://www.usraces.org/
ARRL ARES Information - http://www.arrl.org/ares
Ohio ARES training information links - http://arrl-ohio.org/SEC/
Ohio ARES frequency information can be found at oh217.us
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