Welcome Stanislaus County ARES

The Stanislaus County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is composed of FCC licensed Amateur Radio operators who have voluntarily registered their capabilities and equipment for public service communications duty under Federal regulations, Amateur Radio public service communications are furnished without any compensation of any kind. ARES® personnel are prepared to respond during emergencies by a continual training program, and by maintaining their radio equipment and other response items in excellent condition. The team consists only of those who want to help, and who are dedicated to staying prepared to render radio-communications assistance during emergency conditions.

ARES® operates under the authority of the Stanislaus County Office of Emergency Services (OES), and the Stanislaus County Assistant Director for OES. ARES® is organized under the auspices of the American Radio Relay League, the San Joaquin Valley Section Manager, and the San Joaquin Valley Section District Emergency Coordinator.

Operational control is under the county OES.


Link to YouTube Recording of meeting and Presentation

Status: Normal

Situation normal. No activation at this time

Stanislaus County – Health Services Agency ( COVID-19) information


Welcome to the Stanislaus County Amateur Radio Emergency Service.

Next HAM CRAM is August 13, 2022 go to sign-up

RATPAC Video Presentations Lists

RATPAC Video Presentations Lists – Google Sheets

New FCC RF Exposure Standards

Frequently Asked Questions About the FCC RF Exposure Rules Changes

Microsoft Word – RFX FAQ (

Handy RF Exposure Calculator

RF Exposure Calculator – Lake Washington Ham Club

Another RF Exposure Calculator

ARES Meeting Date and Agenda

August 2022

  • Saturday August 6, 2022 10AM – Noon
    • Agenda – Office Reports
    • Saturday August 13, 2022, Ham Cram, 7:30am – 4pm
      • 3705 Oakdale Rd, Modesto CA (County EOC)

September 2022

  • Saturday September 10, 2022 10AM – 1PM
    • Simulated Emergency Training (SET) practice deployment for November Hospital Drill
  • Saturday September 17, 2022 8AM – Noon
    • Alzheimer Walk – Craceada Park, Modesto, CA

October 2022

  • Saturday October 8, 2022 10AM – Noon
    • Agenda TBD
  • Pacificon 2022 – October 14- 16th in San Ramon, Calif

November 2022

  • Saturday November 5, 2022 10AM – Noon
    • Agenda TBD

December 2022

  • Saturday December 3, 2022 10AM – Noon
    • Agenda TBD

When all else fails…Amateur Radio.