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.

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 2021

  • Saturday August 7, 2021 10AM – 12PM
    • Agenda – We will be working VARA-FM and Winlink.

September 2021

  • Saturday September 11, 2021 10AM – 12PM
    • Agenda TBA

October 2021

  • Saturday October 2, 2021 10AM – 12PM
    • Agenda TBA
  • Friday-Sunday October (15th, 16th, 17th) Pacificon San Ramon Marriot PACIFICON.ORG

November 2021

  • Saturday November 6, 2021 10AM – 12PM
    • Agenda TBA

December 2021

  • Saturday December 4, 2021 10AM – 12PM
    • Agenda TBA

When all else fails…Amateur Radio.