Click here to learn more about the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)
If you are an amateur radio operator interested in participating in Fairfax County ARES visit here.
The Fairfax County ARES weekly net can be found on the 146.790 MHz (-0.6 MHz offset, no tone) NV4FM machine at 8:10pm every Wednesday (following the NVFMA Bulletin).
Fairfax County ARES serves the following agencies:
Members that assist the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management are required to go through a credential process that includes completing a number of courses, a background check and fingerprints.
Fairfax County ARES also supports a number of local public service events.