Amateur Radio Emergency Services

Amateur Radio Emergency Service

MWA and ARES, Emergency Partners:

When called into action amateur radio has always been there to provide communications in the time of local and national disaster. The organization that coordinates this training and activities is ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service). Our Emergency Coordinator in Monongalia County is Alan Harris, KD8BMI. You do not need to be a member of the Monongalia Wireless Association or any amateur radio club to become a member. All licensed radio amateurs are eligible to join.  If you have any questions or would like to join contact Alan KD8BMI via email   lalk92@comcast.net

ARES OFFICERS 
EMERGENCY COORDINATOR (EC)    Alan Harris  K8BMI  lalk92@comcast.net
Asst. EMERGENCY COORDINATOR  DISPATCHER
Asst. EMERGENCY COORDINATOR HF CW Traffic
Asst. EMERGENCY COORDINATOR HF Phone Traffic    Al Heck  W3GEG
Asst. EMERGENCY COORDINATOR VHF Traffic     Bill Ramsey K8BDR
Asst. EMERGENCY COORDINATOR Training
Asst. EMERGENCY COORDINATOR Public Relations

Telephone Call Down List:.

Alan KD8BMI is currently working to update the ARES membership roster. This roster is used as a call list to contact and activate amateurs in the event of an emergency. If you are already a member who needs to update their information or a new ham wanting to join please make contact with Alan for more information. He can be reached by email at  lalk92@comcast.net

Monongalia ARES Traffic & Training Net every Monday at 9PM 145.430 Repeater.

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