Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Nash County, North Carolina

The Nash County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is a volunteer organization which serves the citizens of Nash County & Rocky Mount, North Carolina by providing volunteer Amateur Radio communication services to federal, state, county, and local government agencies, as well as to non-profit organizations. The primary activity of the Nash County ARES is to provide emergency communications during disasters such as fires, floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes, when other means of communications are not available or can be knocked out.

The Nash County ARES staffs an amateur radio station, NA4SH, in the Nash County EOC and in the City of Rocky Mount EOC. In addition, the group installs and maintains the equipment and antennas for HF and VHF communications. Every Tuesday evening at 8:30 PM, the Northern Coastal Plain ARES net meets on the 146.805 mHz. W4DCG repeater and other local repeaters on 220 and 440 mHz. in the Rocky Mount and Nash County area.

The Nash County Emergency Coordinator is Fred Winner,

Northern Coastal Plain ARES NET
Every Tuesday, 8:30 PM on the 146.805 W4DCG repeater and the 220 and 440 repeaters in 
Rocky Mount, Castalia, Henderson, Tarboro and Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

  Special weather statements will be posted here.

Special Weather Statement

Hurricane Links Severe weather watches and warnings
for North Carolina
  National Weather Service
Severe Weather Site

Nash County ARES information


Area Emergency Services Links

Nash County
Emergency Services

City of Rocky Mount
Emergency Communications

Edgecombe County
Emergency Services

State & National ARES Related Links

ARRL ARES info Central Carolina SKYWARN North Carolina ARES
ARRL Emergency Communications  National Weather Service SKYWARN State of North Carolina
Emergency Management
ARES National
web site
American Red Cross

Local & State Supporting Club Links

Tar River Amateur Radio Club Stony Creek Amateur Radio Rocky Mount Amateur Radio Society


WRAL OnLine Weather

Click for Rocky Mount, North Carolina Forecast

Nash County
Emergency Coordinator

 Fred Winner,  KE4LXW
8972 Lancaster Store Road
Castalia, NC 27816

Last updated: June 11, 2005