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.
Ohio State Parks On The Air Sat, September 11, 2021, 10am – 6pm Lake loramie
SCARES Meeting Sun, September 26, 2021, 4:00pm – 5:30pm EMA Building
Ohio State Parks On The Air - Sat, September 11, 10am – 6pm - Lake loramie,
SCARES Meeting - Sun, September 26, 4:00pm – 5:30pm - Shelby County Emergency Management, 800 Fair Rd, Sidney, OH 45365
Shelby Co LEPC exercise - Fri, October 1, 12pm – 4pm
ARRL S.E.T. Drill - Sat, October 2, 8am – 12pm - Shelby County Emergency Management, 800 Fair Rd, Sidney, OH 45365
Testing - Sun, October 24, 2:00pm – 3:30pm - Shelby County Emergency Management, 800 Fair Rd, Sidney, OH 45365
SCARES Meeting - Sun, October 24, 4:00pm – 5:30pm - Shelby County Emergency Management, 800 Fair Rd, Sidney, OH 45365
Sidney Winter Wonderland Parade - Sat, December 4, 2021, 6pm – 9pm
SCARES Christmas Party - Sat, December 18, 2021, 6pm – 9pm - Shelby County Emergency Management, 800 Fair Rd, Sidney, OH 45365