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

  • Sat Aug 3 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM
    • Topic: Countywide Packet Exercise with Merced ARES
    • We will be spread out throughout the county and practice packet
    • There will be an IAP issued prior to the exercise .
  • Sat Aug 17 Ham Cram 7:30 AM – 5 PM

September 2019

  • Sat Sep 7 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM
    • Topic: 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 AZZ Packet Program.
  • TBD Rally in the Valley 7:30 AM – 3 PM

October 2019

  • Sat Oct 5 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Sat Oct 12 Stanislaus County Bike Club Golden Hills Century Knights Ferry 7 AM – 4 PM

November 2019

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

December 2019

  • Sat Dec 7 ARES Meeting 10 AM – 12 PM

When all else fails…Amateur Radio.