Linn County Amateur Radio Emergency Services

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ARES is a national organization operating under the auspices of the American Radio Relay League.  It's purpose is to provide communications in the event of emergency. In addition, to hone their skills, many Amateurs provide radio communications during public events, such as races, walks and fund raisers.  LCARES Inc. also works in cooperation and in support of ARES organizations in Linn County .

To join LCARES or for more information, contact the

ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Linn county at

[email protected]

The Linn County Amateur Radio Emergency Services Group consists of:

LCARES Officers



Linn Benton Community College AEC

Duane Jensen KG7AHP

Lebanon Hospital AEC  Merlin Egan WA7MAE VEC Declan O'Hara KG7HTE

along with over 60 other amateur radio operators in Linn County

that have seen the need to organize and prepare to provide emergency communications

and donate their valuable time to that end.

Last updated: June 11, 2024 16:35:06 -0700