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Milpitas ARES®/RACES

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Frequencies of Interest to MARES


These are the most common frequencies used by Milpitas ARES/RACES. These should be programmed into your radio as appropriate. A complete list of all Santa Clara County Frequencies can be found at the link provided below this table.

If a repeater is down the standard procedure is to use the output frequency of the repeater in Simplex.

Frequency Resource
Name
Details

145.430 MHz
- offset, 85.4 Hz PL

W6MLP

MARES Net Primary - currently linked to 224.720 - can be unlinked as needed

224.720 MHz
- offset 100.0 Hz PL

W6MLP

MARES Net Primary - currently linked to 145.430 - can be unlinked as needed
No PL on output

147.525 MHz

Simplex

MARES simplex frequency

443.025 MHz
+ offset 136.0 Hz PL

K6EXE

Backup as needed

146.115 MHz
+ offset 100.0 Hz PL

AA6BT

Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS)
Coverage: Central Santa Clara County

444.625 MHz
+ offset 110.9 Hz PL

N6NAC

Southern Santa Clara County ARES/RACES
Coverage: Eastern side of Milpitas and Southern Santa Clara County

145.27 MHz
- offset 100.0 Hz PL

W6ASH

South Peninsula Emergency Communications System (SPECS)
Coverage: Northern Santa Clara County

145.750 or 223.620 MHz

145.730 or 223.560 MHz

144.310 or 223.540 MHz

145.690 or 223.600 MHz

W1XSC


W2XSC


W3XSC


W4XSC


1200 Baud Packet to County BBS System

Weekly packet check-in

1620 KHz

AM RADIO

City of Milpitas Emergency Broadcast Radio

TV ch 15

CATV

City Channel (Comcast CATV/Milpitas)


Additional Frequencies within Santa Clara County


Last Updated:  June 17, 2019