Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES)

ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) of Saratoga County consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service.

Whether it’s a natural disaster, public service event, or a failure of commercial communications the members of Saratoga County ARES will be there to provide interim communications.

Welcome to ARES Connect Eastern New York!

Your first step to volunteering is to sign up.  The new ARES Connect volunteer management system provides many valuable features that will truly enhance the experience of emergency communication volunteers.

Features include: a robust event management feature that allows you to create events, register users, log hours; a more automated reporting system based on user input, so that, instead of filing reports, you will be able to generate reports based on the events users register and log hours for; enhanced roster management capabilities; and embedded communications tools that will allow you to send email and text messages to volunteers.

Please view and sign up for available opportunities below. When you volunteer with ARRL, you help: educate the public about the Amateur Radio Service, welcome newcomers, encourage self-training and skill advancement and bolster a nationwide emergency communications network.

If you have any questions, please contact the Saratoga County ARES Emergency Coordinator (EC) Fred Halley, W2EMS at: W2EMS@ARRL.NET

Training Resources

Upcoming Public Service Events

14 September 2019

Rosie’s Walk

All day
Galway High School, 5317 Sacandaga Rd
Galway, NY 12074 United States
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05 October 2019


October 5 - October 6
13 October 2019

Mohawk Towpath Byway Duathlon

7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverview Orchards, 660 Riverview Rd
Rexford, NY 12148 United States
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