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Our Mission

Our general mission is set forth in FCC regulation section 97.1:

"Recognition and enhancement of the value of the amateur service to the public as a voluntary noncommercial communication service, particularly with respect to providing emergency communications."

In addition, FCC section 97.401 spells out our specific duties as an emergency service:

"When normal communication systems are overloaded, damaged or disrupted because a disaster has occurred, or is likely to occur, in an area where the amateur service is regulated by the FCC, an amateur station may make transmissions necessary to meet essential communication needs and facilitate relief actions."

Oregon Section ARES is part of the 

ARRL Northwest Division

Oregon Section ARES Leadership

Oregon ARES District 5 Leadership
Oregon Section Manager - SM: John Core KX7YT
Oregon Section Emergency Coordinator - SEC: Vacant
District 5 District Emergency Coordinator - DEC: Dan Bissell W7WVF

Coos County ARES Web Site  County EOC: N7DCD

EC: Dell Mansker KE7EIB  


Tom Noel, KF7RSF
Leo Kusuda, WA7UR
Chuck Sprague, KF7ALN

Douglas County ARES Web Site  County EOC: K7RBG

EC: George Roth KE7MVX


Jerry Eifert, AE7ER
Tom Hyers, W7TCH
Jim Rucker, WA6KHG
Mike Harbin, W7OVN
Christine Masters, AF7OK
CJ Jekofsky, WB3DEF


Curry County - no web site. County EOC: K7URY

EC: Butch Jark KG7LIK


Harry Bryant, KC7HVM

Jackson County Web Site  County EOC: K7JAX

EC:  Pat Barott N7QDZ


Don Montgomery, WB7Q
Dave Grotting,  KF7JWA

Josephine County Web Site  County EOC: N7GPO

EC: Joe Stodola AA7JS


John, K7VSU
Bob Billington, WA6HWW


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