Amateur Radio
Emergency Communications
City of Marlborough,MA

An  ARRL   Affiliated Group,Middlesex County,
Eastern Mass Section of the New England Division.

Marlborough EmComm needs you !
Marlborough CERT needs you !
Make a Difference !

     The local Marlborough Emergency Management Agency is looking for licensed Ham Radio operators and or volunteers for the CERT group.  If you are interested in Emergency Communications and or serving the community at Civic functions, and Emergency operations where your skills and energy can make a contribution, please consider joining the local Marlborough Emergency Management Team.   We hold informal monthly meetings the third tuesday of the month September thru June at 7:00 pm at the Marlborough Emergency Operations Center (EOC), located at the Central Fire station at 215 Maple st. (Entrance is thru the side door faceing the parking lot.)
If you are interested in joining, come to a meeting or to get more information just send an email to Marlborough RACES Radio officer,Eric Williams,KV1J
(see bottom of page).


January 21st, 2020 @ 7pm

1. Upcoming Events & NEWS Items.

1. EMA Trailer shelves were installed by Asst Chief Flynn, Eric KV1J and Ron N1CNG.

2. A Central MA ARES group has been formed based in Stow, MA. with a monthly operating net. All stations feel free to check in. Stow EMA - W1STO 147.435 PL 110.9 Simplex, (2nd Tues of the month @ 7PM)

2. FYI

1. A group email mailing list know as MERT has been created to send group emails to the entire EOC membership. This will allow members to send a group email by just addressing the email to MERT. An email outlining the full procedure has been sent to all members.

2.Numerous FEMA Independent online study courses can be taken free at


You will need to register for a FEMA ID if you do not have one yet. It is a very simple procedure. On the main page left side, click on Register for FEMA SID, this will take you to the registration page where you will be assigned a User number and you will create your own password.

Recomended Courses are:

IS-100.C - Intro to Incident Command System
IS-200.C - Basic Incident Command System
IS-700.B - Intro to "NIMS" National Incident Management System
IS-800.C - National Response Framework (not avail yet)

3. You can check out Army MARS for more information at
---> Army Mars

EMail to: Emergency Management Liason, Eric Williams,KV1J
[email protected]

Last updated on May 22nd,   2019