Field Day 2013 Plans

Monroe County ARES/RACES will operate W2EOC for June 22 – 23 Field Day activities. Set-up begins at noon and on-the-air operating begins at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 22, for 24 straight hours of operating fun. Participation is open and welcome to all Ham Radio operators and anyone else who wants to find out what Ham […]

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April Meeting at 911 Center

Our next ARES meeting will be on April 25, 2013, 7:00PM, and will be held at the Monroe County 911 center. The staff at the 911 center will be providing a tour of their facility. We hope to see you there! View Rochester 911 Center in a larger map

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RACES activated for Hurricane Sandy

Monroe County ARES/RACES has been activated in support of the disaster relief efforts with Hurricane Sandy. The Red Cross has begun opening emergency shelters in the area. As of now we have been asked to support a total of 5 shelters. We are in need of multiple volunteers to begin staffing these shelters around the […]

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Monroe ARES on Standby for Hurricane Sandy

At the request of Richard King, Regional Director of Disaster and Emergency Services for the Finger Lakes Region, the Red Cross asks that Monroe County ARES group prepare for possible activation. Should MC ARES be activated, please monitor local ARES repeaters for additional instructions. (146.61 – primary, 146.88 – secondary). Activation will likely entail local […]

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Monroe County RACES featured in local YNN news segment

On Thursday, May 10, Monroe County RACES provided communications support for a Homeland Security drill simulating a boat interdiction event on Lake Ontario. The event involved the Coast Guard, RCMP, State Police, US Customs and Border Patrol, and the Monroe County Office of Emergency Management. Monroe County RACES deployed radio operators on boats, equipped with […]

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April Meeting at the Radio Center

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Monroe ARES honors Muffy Meisenzahl

On March 24, 2010, Monroe County ARES/RACES took a moment to recognize Muffy Meisenzahl, on the occasion of her retirement as the Administrator of the Monroe County Office of Emergency Management. ARES/RACES has enjoyed an outstanding relationship with Muffy and the Office of Emergency Management. She has always supported our efforts to provide public service […]

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