Updated August 1, 2020
The club is associated with the Carrollton-Farmers Branch-Addison ARES®/RACES organization. This group helps monitor severe weather in the area and provide backup communications capabilities in case of emergency. In addition, Carrollton-Farmers Branch-Addison ARES/RACES helps provide communications at scheduled events around the area.
Would you like to join Carrollton ARES or RACES? Simply download and save these forms (PDF). One version allows you to fill in the the blanks on your computer; the other is suitable for printing and filling in by hand.
(Please note the file you download will not show the actual document name. We recommend you rename it so you can find it again.)
Unless otherwise instructed, ARES® Training is on the second Sunday of each month, at 8:00PM CT; RACES Training is on the third Sunday of each month, at 7:45PM CT. Both nets are on the Metrocrest repeater, 145.210, tone 110.9.
Right-click the links below to download the scripts.
Training Notes & Resources
These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Metrocrest Amateur Radio Society, Inc. of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The Metrocrest Amateur Radio Society, Inc. bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.
(Note that this site has a lot of broken links.)
Software and other resources
CHIRP Radio Programming Software http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Home
“ARES®” and “Amateur Radio Emergency Service” are registered servicemarks of the American Radio Relay League, Incorporated and are used by permission.
Skywarn® and the Skywarn® logo are registered trademarks of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, used with permission.