The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes.
ARES Membership Requirements
Every licensed amateur, regardless of membership in ARRL or any other local or national organization is eligible to apply for membership in ARES. Training may be required or desired to participate fully in ARES. Please inquire at the local level for specific information. Because ARES is an Amateur Radio program, only licensed radio amateurs are eligible for membership. The possession of emergency-powered equipment is desirable, but is not a requirement for membership.
How to Get Involved in ARES
Fill out the ARES Registration form or South Texas Section Amateur Radio Emergency Service and submit it to your local Emergency Coordinator.
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)
- Denton (Denton County)
- Garland (Dallas County)
- Brazos County ARES
- Grimes County ARES
- Harris County ARES (Houston, TX)
- Hill Country REACT (Canyon Lake, TX)
- Lubbock County
- Montgomery County ARES
- Travis County (Austin, TX)
- Williamson County (Georgetown, TX)