ARES Tama County ARES
Amatuer Radio Emergency Service
Tama County, Iowa
When all else fails... Amateur Radio!
  Updated Dec 22, 2022  

Quick Links

  Iowa Section ARES®

 County Web Sites:


 ARRL Iowa Section
 ARRL Midwest Division

 Other Sites:

    Illinois ARES
    Minnesota ARES
    Missouri ARES
    Wisconsin ARES

    Iowa DHS
    Tama County Emregency Management

General Information
Emergency Coordinator: Glenn Thorne, KDØQ
Assistant EC: TBD

Iowa Traffic and Emergency Net
Sunday 5:00 PM (6:00 PM DST) - 3.970 MHz
Iowa WARN ARES Net - Sunday 8:30 PM
146.655, 147.255 and 443.750 MHz (136.5 tone)
146.715, 442.450 MHz (114.8 tone)
Iowa Digital Net - Tuesday 7:00 PM 
3.5885 or 7.114 MHz (Olivia 8-500)

Tama County ARES group email

Tama County EMCOMM Plan

ARES Registration Form

Local ARES Frequencies

VHF Simplex 146.58 FM

VHF repeater in Toledo
146.715- (114.8 tone)
UHF repeater in Crystal Township
442.450+ (114.8 tone)

Contact Glenn, KDØQ, if you have questions about Tama County ARES or Amateur Radio in general.

Weather Links
National Weather Service 
NWS office Des Moines
NWS office Quad Cities 
NWS office La Crosse, WI
Espotter reporting
Other Weather links
NWS Zone Forcast for Tama County
Iowa Weather Spotters and Storm Chasers

Other Links
NE IA Radio Amateur Association
Central IA Radio Amateur Society
Grundy Area ARC
Iowa Wireless Amateur Radio Network
Tama County Amateur Radio Society
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