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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 23 with the of frequency 447.380 Mhz (-) pl 100 Hauser Peak.

Sectionwide Sunday Morning 75m Net starting at 8:45 AM.
We will meet with the of frequency Primary 3.860 MHz or Secondary 7.280 MHz depending on conditions in that listed order.

Monthly meeting in person on the last Saturday of the month, startng at
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

City of Hope (AV Hospital) - 44151 15th St W, Lancaster, CA 93534 South east side of the hospital parking lot, meeting in the conference room. Talk in on Hauser with the frequency of 146.730 Mhz (-) pl 100.00.

Documents needed for Net Control Operators:
[NET Control Script] - [NET Control Schedule]

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 City of Hope - Antelope Valley Hospital

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

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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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