Shelby County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (A.R.E.S.®) is an organization comprised of approximately 40 licensed amateur radio operators. The members of this organization volunteer their time and equipment for use during emergency and non-emergency communications situations.
Shelby County A.R.E.S.® supports agencies in or around Shelby County in need of assistance with emergency communications, including the Shelby County EMA, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Shelby County Health Department, Shelby County Sheriff, Sidney Police, and Shelby County Chamber of Commerce.
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.
Amateur radio repeater call signs K8ZUK, 146.835 (-), Tone 156.7Hz and KE8BCY, 443.200 (+), Tone 156.7Hz.
Shelby Co. ARES Raffle Starts Today! Monday, December 3, 2018 and Every Week Day in December.
January 12, 2019 Ohio VHF Simplex Contest
January 26-27, 2019 Winter Field Day
January 27, 2019 SCARES Testing 2 PM EMA Building Sidney, Ohio
January 27, 2019 SCARES Meeting 4 PM EMA Building Sidney, Ohio