Shelby County ARES®
800 Fair Road • Sidney, Ohio 45365

Thank You for your Support!

On behalf of Shelby County Amateur Radio Emergency Services, Congratulations to those of you that won a prize, and a BIG THANK YOU, to those of you that supported our organization. It is with your support, that SCARES is able to maintain our amateur emergency communucation trailer, and our amateur radio repeaters in good working order, and ready for most situations.

We hope you all have a Great 2018, and we look forward to your support of our new raffle starting in August.

Thank You!
Grant Reed, N8KZL
SCARES Emergency Coordinator

March 21, 2018 NWS Ohio statewide tornado drill. Please check into SCARES net on 443.200 + PL 156.7, at 0950 hours.

March 24, 2018 District 3 EC/AEC meeting.

March 25, 2018 SCARES Meeting at1600 hours, 800 Fair Rd., Sidney, Ohio.

March 26, 2018 National Weather Service, Miami / Shelby County Weather Spotter training at 1830 - 2030 hours. Hartzell Lecture Hall,
Upper Valley Career Center, 8811 Career Drive, Piqua, OH 45356.

Amateur Radio in Support of Shelby County, Ohio, Emergency Management Agency. Amateur radio repeater call signs K8ZUK, 146.835 (-), Tone 156.7Hz and KE8BCY, 443.200 (+), Tone 156.7Hz.

Shelby Co. A.R.E.S.® (Amateur Radio Emergency Services), is an organization comprised of about forty licensed amateur radio operators. The members of this organization volunteer their time and equipment for use during emergency, and non-emergency communications situations.

Shelby Co. A.R.E.S., supports agencies such as, Shelby County EMA, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Shelby Co. Health Department, Shelby County Sheriff, Sidney Police, Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, and any other agency or organization, in Shelby, or surrounding counties, requesting our assistance to provide emergency communications. Our operators are also trained by members of the National Weather Service, to spot and report severe weather, relaying important information via amateur radio, directly to the National Weather Service. The NWS may issue warnings based on our information. This part of the amateur service is known as Skywarn.

Some of our communications include the support to the Sheriff, and police, for missing children. We have manned shelters and supplied communications for flood, and winter storm victims. We are activated during severe weather for Skywarn, and we support the community in providing communications for parades, bike-a-thons, festivals, etc.

Our organization is a 501 c 3, Non-Profit organization recognized by the Federal Government. We rely on fundraisers, and donations, to support our needs for radio equipment, and maintenance, of both of our amateur repeaters, and our mobile communications vehicles SCARES I and II.

For more information please contact:
Grant Reed, N8KZL

Shelby Co. ARES EC
Home Phone: (937) 492-7366

December 2017​


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