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Who are we and whom do we support?

We are A.R.E.S. - Antelope Valley High Desert District. Our primary purpose as a group is to support over 65 local hospitals in the greater Los Angeles County with auxiliary communications but also supporting our local communities by providing our knowledge, expertise and hardware as trained radio operators to other local agencies in need of communications support during emergency, community events and for educational purposes.

We meet Tuesday on the airways at 8:00 PM on Hauser with the frequency of 146.730 Mhz (-) pl 100.00 Hauser Peak.

On the last Tuesday of the month we will meet at 8:00 PM on DARN 8 with the of frequency 446.740 Mhz (-) pl 107.2 DARN 8 / TenHi.

Sectionwide Sunday Morning 75m Net at 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

We will meet with the of frequency 3.860 MHz or 7.280 MHz depending on conditions but in that listed order.

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Documents needed for Net Control Operators:
[NET Script] - [NET Control Schedule] - [High Desert Member Roster]

Also we have a simplex communications Net right after the regular Net the first Tuesday of the month with the ARES frequency to be announced just before Simplex Net. This Simplex Net is for our ARES members only, to enhance their training.

We welcome and encourage interested persons to participate in our Net as visitors and ask questions related to our functions, purpose and membership at the end of the Net.

Our monthly in person meetings are held on the 4th. Saturday of every month at 9:00 AM at the Antelope Valley Hospital {Google Map} - Enter on the 15 th. St. West entrance and head behind the women's pavillion at the AV Hospital. (Meeting place is a warehouse) Someone is on the radio to direct folks if they get lost on Hauser with the frequency of 146.730 Mhz (-) pl 100.00.

ARES "Great California Shake Out" - Audio Clip
ARES "C.L.E.A.R. Comm Plan Demonstration" - Audio Clip
ARES "Weekly HF Emergency Nets" - HF Net List

Some other Amateur Radio Support Groups:


What is MARS?

MARS has a long history of providing worldwide auxiliary emergency communications during times of need.
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What is RACES?

RACES stands for "Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service," created by the FEMA and the FCC.
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What is DCS?

The LADCS is a volunteer organization administered by the Sheriff's Department.
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