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.


Status: Normal

Situation normal. No activation at this time


Welcome to the Stanislaus County Amateur Radio Emergency Service.

August 2019

September 2019

  • Saturday Sep 7 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM
    • APRS
      • Automatic Position Reporting System trackers, using Trackers for events. A look at different tracking ways.
        Bring your Packet station, we will be using the APRS Section of the AZZPacket Program.
    • A discussion of the after-action report for the Packet/Winlink field exercise held August 3,2019
    • Review the upcoming Hospital disaster drill in November
      Review of other community events.
  • TBD Rally in the Valley 7:30 AM – 3 PM

October 2019

Saturday Oct 5 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM

  • Radio Programming on the fly!
    • Please Bring your go box with your portable station
    • Also bring your Handheld that you use
    • Need a laptop or Tablet and Manuals for the radios you are bringing.
    • We will be training on manual programming
  • Saturday Oct 12 Stanislaus County Bike Club Golden Hills Century Knights Ferry 7 AM – 4 PM

November 2019

  • Saturday Nov 2 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Thusday 7th Full Scale Hospital Exercise

December 2019

    • Saturday December 7, 2019
  • ARES Meeting
    • Saturday December 14, 2019 10 AM – 12PM

When all else fails…Amateur Radio.