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Next Meeting
  • Thursday, 11 July 2019
    7pm - 9pm at Medina County EMA: 555 Independence Dr.
  • Outside the front door push the intercom button. Tell them you are attending a meeting in the EOC. Sign your name in the book at the front desk and call W8EOC on the 147.030 +0.6 PL 141.3 for an escort to the EOC meeting room.

The Amateur Radio Emergency ServiceĀ® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who volunteer to support the community in Medina County. Persons affiliated with ARES have registered their qualifications and equipment with the local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service.

ARES is a program within the American Radio Relay League. Participation in ARES does not require an ARRL membership, or require any membership in any other local or nationwide organization. Some training is required to participate fully in Medina County ARES. Please check the training page for links to online courses. ARES is an Amateur Radio program, therefore only licensed radio amateurs are eligible for membership. The possession of emergency-powered equipment is desirable, but is not a requirement for membership.

Medina County ARES primarily serves the Medina County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Additionally, Medina County ARES volunteers communications support for other organizations throughout the year for a variety of public service events.

Emergency CoordinatorJim Bodnar
AECDavid Rickon
AEC - TechnicalTracey Liston
AEC - LiaisonRene Eady
AECMike Eady
AEC - PIODoug McClure