Welcome to the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) for the Alabama Section
of the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL).
Every licensed amateur, regardless of membership in the ARRL or any other local or national organization is eligible to apply for membership in ARES. Training may be required or desired to participate fully in ARES. Please inquire at the local level for specific information. Because ARES is an Amateur Radio program, only licensed radio amateurs are eligible for membership. The possession of emergency-powered equipment is desirable, but is not a requirement for membership.
ALABAMA ARES HF NET
The Alabama ARES Net is held every Sunday. At 1530CT, we hold the HF Digital net on 3570khz USB (with 7110khz USB as secondary) using PSK-31 and then we switch to other modes using FLDigi. We also use WINLINK2000, APRS, and DRATS. When Using WL2K, just connect to an RMS on HF and send the NCS a message any time during the day of the net. During the Net, we also use APRS and D-Rats on the drats.auburn.edu reflector. At 1600CT, the Alabama Emergency Phone Net is on 3965khz LSB (With 7110khz LSB as secondary). secondary. After the HF Net, we continue the net on Alabama DStar Reflector058B. Come Join Us!
Week 1: VACANT
Week 2: Digital: N4VB - Phone: N4VB - D-Star: WD4IGK
Week 3: Digital: N4VB - Phone: WD4IGK - D-Star: WD4IGK
Week 4: Digital: N4VB - Phone: K4LIA - D-Star: WD4IGK
Week 5: Digital: N4VB - Phone: K4LIA/NR4B/WD4IGK - D-Star: WD4IGK
Persons interested in calling the State Net should Contact Mike Shaw, N4VB, ASEC - Training.
Alabama ARES Districts Change Effective July 2013. New District Map. See Forum Section Information!