Essex County

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Welcome to the Essex County ARES page

Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®), a program of ARRL, The national association for Amateur Radio®, is comprised of organized, trained, qualified, and credentialed Amateur Radio operators who augment and support vital communications on behalf of the public through partner agencies and organizations during emergencies and disasters. The Amateur Radio Emergency Service, through its volunteer radio communicators, strives to be an effective partner in emergency and disaster response, providing public service partners at all levels with radio communications expertise, capability, and capacity

Essex County ARES is recruiting Amateur Radio Operators, who want to support and serve their communities. If you do not have an Amateur Radio license, we can supply you with the materials and instruction to help you get your FCC Amateur Radio license. If you do have an Amateur Radio license and want to volunteer, we can train you.

Weekly net will be hosted every week on Tuesday at 7:30PM on Tupper Lake Repeater 147.330 + .6MHZ PL100 or the linked UHF repeater 444.700 +5MHz PL110.9. Back up is DMR on the ADK talkgroup 31363.

Weekly Tech nets are held every Wednesday at 1930 on zoom. Link can be found at the NNY reflector.

If you are interested in being involved with emergency communications in Essex County, please

Even if you are relatively new ham, don't let that stop you from getting involved. If you don't have a license yet, we can help with that as well.

Useful links:
Tech Net Zoom Recordings

repeater book Essex County NY

Greater Adirondack Repeater Association

Skywarn Spotter Storm Report

ARES Manual

[NNY Groups](NNY-ARES Group)