next meeting: 6pm fourth thursday, except November, December, July and August.

no meetings in July, August and December. weekly net Thursdays 7pm on 146.61, except meeting nights. November  meeting is on the 3rd thursday.  all are 6pm at Red Cross HQ on Prince St.

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get on 146.61 during severe weather

Severe Weather Alerts: Any season can bring severe weather in the form of heavy rain, wind, hail, lightning and thunderstorms, ice storms and blizzards. If you experience any of these forms of severe weather, and especially when accompanied by damage to property in your area, listen to your local ARES/RACES repeaters for information. While official ARES/RACES […]

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to sign up for group email list and text notifications:

to join the group email discussion list, send an email to: monroecountyemcomm-subscribe@yahoogroups.com unitedalert was our email and text notification system but has flown the coop. If you know of a reliable, low-cost system we should use, please let us know. for ID badge and webeoc information, please ask in person at our meeting.

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new URL for WebEOC

https://webeoc.monroecounty.gov is the new URL for WebEOC

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Field Day 2014

 Monroe County ARES/RACES will operate W2EOC for June 28 -29 Field Day activities. Set-up begins at noon and on-the-air operating begins at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 28, 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 Radio […]

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MCARES Board of Directors Officer Election Results

The MCARES, Inc. Board of Directors met on Thursday, November 17, 2013. Officers were elected as follows for the 2013-2014 term: President – Steve Smith Vice President – Jim Stefano Secretary – Jim MacDuff Treasurer – Bill Marianucci Member at Large – Paul Conaway

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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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