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DEC Info
Contact Info - EC's/RO's
Net Schedule

Special Reminder!!!

Please remember to check into the county net
the Monday before the 2nd Wednesday
to confirm that there will be an EC / RO meeting that month
as per Bill, N2NFI.

Suffolk County ARES/RACES Meeting

Place: Suffolk County EOC, Yaphank, NY
Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month  Time: 19:30 (7:30 PM)

On the Agenda:
Updates of issues that affect the local ARES & RACES programs.
More details to be supplied by Bill, N2NFI
during SC ARES/RACES Net on Monday before meeting.

All A.R.E.S. EC's/AEC's and R.A.C.E.S. RO's/DRO's should attend!

How do you join Suffolk County ARES?.  

If you are an A.R.E.S. member and need to renew your annual membership
or would like to become one, 

Click Here for A.R.E.S. Application Form .pdf file
.pdf files are created with Acrobat Exchange 4.0

Send all A.R.E.S. applications to your local A.R.E.S. Emergency Coordinator

How do you join Suffolk County RACES?.  

If you are a R.A.C.E.S. member or would like to become one, 
you must fill out the required paperwork and complete the following E.M.I. training:

Suffolk County, LI, NY R.A.C.E.S. Application & Loyalty Oath .pdf file
.pdf files are created with Acrobat Exchange 4.0

IS-100 - Introduction to Incident Command System, I-100

IS-700 - ICS An Introduction to The National Incident Management System, (NIMS)

Upon completion you must send the filled out Suffolk County RACES Application Form and
a copy of the certifications to your Local RACES Radio Officer.

They will in turn send a copy of your paperwork to the County Radio Officer,
who will in turn notify the Local Radio Officer when you will be scheduled for a photo session.

At this time the following additional training is suggested but not required for R.A.C.E.S.:

IS-800a - ICS An Introduction to The National Response Plan, (NRP)

IS-200 - ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Link to E.M.I. Training:

Send all R.A.C.E.S. applications to your local R.A.C.E.S. Radio Officer

In this web site you will find information on
A.R.E.S.; R.A.C.E.S.; Skywarn; NDMS
and links to
Suffolk County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services,
Suffolk County Police Department,
Suffolk County Government Agency's,
American Red Cross,
(FEMA) Federal Emergency Management Agency,
and other agencies served by the
Suffolk County, Long Island Amateur Radio Emergency Services, SCLIARES.

 If you are interested in Amateur Radio Emergency Communications,
please feel free to check into the net, or just listen in.

The Suffolk County ARES/RACES Net runs Monday nights at 9:00PM local time
on the WA2LQO Repeater, 145.330 MHz. (FM) 136.5 pl and  -600hz,
or check with your local town to see if they have a ham radio club, group, or association
that is part of SC LI A.R.E.S..

If you go to our Links page you can see if we have a link to your town's ARES/RACES page!


The Suffolk County R.A.C.E.S. Radio Officer is Bill Schiebel, N2NFI.
The Suffolk County A.R.E.S. District Emergency Coordinator is Bill Schiebel, N2NFI.
If you have info for or need info on A.R.E.S./ R.A.C.E.S. e-mail Bill.

Send Email to N2NFI

Webmaster: Walter Wenzel, KA2RGI
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