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General ARES information

Itty Bitty ARES Handbook

The ARRL website has a lot of information on ARES:
                                                                                                        Public Service Communications Manual

ARES logo:                                                                                    ares-logo.jpg

Callup plan listings:                                                                     Callup.doc

E-mail for ARES:                                                                          ARES Email


See also “nets”:                                                                         nets.htm

Good website for CT repeaters:                                     

Website for up-to-date repeater data in the area:        

Listing of linked and linkable repeaters in CT:                       Linkrepeaters  (Updated February 2015)

Membership & Recruitment

Newspaper or Club Bulletin insert for recruitment:              newsletterinsert.doc

A paper to explain ARES to other groups:                             considering.doc

CT ARES Recruitment Brochure:                                            brochure 2004.doc

A letter to explain ARES to your boss:                                   employer.doc

Generic Emergency Coordinator job description:                 EC.doc

Packet Info

Packet Quick Start Guide:                                                         Packet Info

Information on Specific locations

State EOC at Hartford Armory:                                                 ARES Handbook for OEM.doc

Bethel Office of Emergency Management:                  


TOPOFF After Action Report:                                                 TOPOFF REPORT

A handout page to give to ARES volunteers
at a marshalling area:                                                               volunteerorienthandout.doc

This site has just about everything imaginable!:        

Hurricane Preparedness from the National Hurricane Center:

Skywarn educational resources (this is not a National Weather Service site):

   Earthquake information:                                              

   Centers for Disease Control emergency preparedness and response:

   Nuclear Regulatory Commission emergency response:

   FEMA Emergency Management Institute:
        Independent study courses:                                 

        Overall training web site:                                      

        Homeland Security Preparedness:                      

        FEMA ICS Forms (PDF and Word formats):         

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