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Hamilton County Amateur Radio Emergency Service, Inc.,

is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation established in 1991 to provide public service communication, increase public awareness of Amateur Radio, encourage courteous and lawful use of Amateur Radio, to work with similar agencies, to assist people interested in obtaining an amateur radio license, and promote fellowship in the amateur radio community.

Membership in CIARA, a club organized by HCARES, is open to any person interested in amateur radio.

CIARA works with Hamilton County RACES and other area radio clubs, and community organizations such as Skywarn, the American Radio Relay League, the Good Samaritan Network, Sam Costa Marathon, and Carmel Marathon.

Hamilton County

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    Hamilton County RACES

    consists of amateur radio operators who volunteer with Emergency Management for the purpose of providing emergency support radio communications.

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    Amateur Radio Emergency Service

    consists of licensed amateurs who have registered for communications duty in the public service.

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