All members, to be considered an active member and to maintain your certification level, the following minimum requirements will begin January 1, 2016.
ARES is a participatory organization and your membership indicates that you are interested in participating and contributing to the organization. Each Calendar year you must maintain the minimum participation requirements outlined below. If you cannot reach the minimums, you can still be a member of ARES, however you will become a level A and forfeit your ARES ID card, until such time that you reach your minimums.
Active members must participate as a member in at least 3 nets annually
Active members must participate in at least 3 ARES meetings annually
Active members required to participate in at least 2 events annually
Active members required to conduct at least 2 ARES nets annually
The Stanislaus County Amateur Radio Emergency Services 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.
To Join Stanislaus County ARES, please click here, JOIN ARES