Lawrence County RACES/ACS

About Amateur Radio

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when a disaster strikes. Amateur Radio operations can also sign up for the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), administered by local, county and state emergency management agencies and supported by the federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the United States Government. The Emergency Coordinator for Lawrence County is:

Greg Singer - K3VLR

Lawrence County ACS/RACES Radio Officer

Lawrence County ARES Emergency Coordinator

Email: k3vlr1@gmail.com

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Events Information:

Please visit the Lawrence County ARES/RACES/ACS web site for a list of upcoming events.

Membership

Interested in joining ARES or RACES? Please send an email to the Lawrence County Emergency Coordinator Greg Singer, at k3vlr1@gmail.com for more information about joining the group.

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Links to other resources:

 

Skywarn Spotter Information:                                     

https://www.weather.gov/pbz/skywarn

 

Thunderstorm Weather Tracker:

http://thunderstorm.vaisala.com/explorer.html

 

Amateur Radio Emergency Service:

https://wpa-arrl.org/ares/

 

Google Maps APRS:

https://aprs.fi/#!lat=40.9995&lng=-80.3167&mt=roadmap&z=10&timerange=3600&tail=3600

 

Skywarn Guide:

http://leoc.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Skywarn-Guide.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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