Atlantic County


(Amateur Radio Emergency Service)

ARES AEC Red Cross

ARES AEC/Public Information Officer

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. Every licensed amateur, regardless of membership in the ARRL or any other local or national organization, is eligible for membership in the ARES. The only qualification, other than possession of an Amateur Radio license, is a sincere desire to serve.  Because ARES is an amateur service, only amateurs are eligible for membership.  The possession of emergency-powered equipment is desirable, but is not a requirement for membership.  The majority of Atlantic County ARES members also belong to RACES.  ARES & RACES working together provides greater flexibility and utility when serving the various emergency agencies and services within the community.

Our goal is for all Atlantic County members to hold dual membership in RACES and ARES!

  • Atlantic County ARES operates an amateur radio station at the headquarters of the Atlantic County chapter of the American Red Cross providing emergency and public service communications. 

For information e-mail: John Miller, KC2TNV

 ARES Net 

Atlantic County ARES nets will begin on April 2, 2012 at 7pm on a weekly basis preceding the Atlantic County SKYWARN net on a frequency of 146.745 PL 146.2   

Southern New Jersey Section ARES Web Page

ARES communications are conducted under direction of the Atlantic County ARRL EC  


Click here to download the ARRL ARES Manual.

The file requires Adobe Reader, download it here:

Please Join the Atlantic County ARES Yahoo Group!


This page last updated on June 28, 2012
Frank D. Holt III, KB2VYZ