Amateur Radio Emergency Services Association (ARES)


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  • County Radio Nets

    Sumter Skywarn Net  2030 Sunday
    147.030 + PL 123.0

    TVARC Ragchew Net 1900 Monday
    443.225 + PL 103.5  or
    Echolink at K4VRC-R

    Hog County ARC Net 2000 Monday
    145.490 - PL 123.0

    Sumter Emcomm Net 2030 Monday
    146.925 - PL 123.0

    QCWA, Chapter 217 Net 1000 Friday
    443.150 + PL 103.5 or
    Echolink at K4LFK-R

    Sumter ARES Net will be announced
    147.030 + PL 123.0


    Throughout each year, there are a number of events that we support with a team of members.

    ARES/RACES Events

    Jan Sumter Skywarn Training  National Weather Service
    Jan/Feb Weather Radio Programming - Bushnell & Villages Events National Weather Service
    Mar ARES Foxhunt  
    April 8 We Bike For Kids Bike Event (Sumter/Lake) Boys & Girls Club
    May 5 Villages Hurricane Expo Villages Public Safety
    May 6 Sumter/Lake "March for Babies" Walk-a-ton (Clermont) March of Dimes
    May Florida Hurrx Emergency Radio Exercise ARES
    May/Jun Weather Radio Programming - Bushnell & Villages Events National Weather Service
    Jun/Jul Sumter Storm Shelter/EOC Communications Review Sumter Emergency Mgt
    Aug ARES Foxhunt  
    Oct 7-9 Mt Dora Three-Day Bicycle Ride (Lake) Mount Dora
    Nov 11 Hearts for Our Hospital Bike Ride (Lake/Sumter) Villages Hospital Auxiliary

    Also there are other events where we can support as individuals and sharpen our skills

    Feb 10-12 Hamcation, Orlando  
    Feb 19 Bicycle Ride Tour Latin, Clermont  
    Mar 25 Bicycle Ride Clean Air Ride, Inverness  
    Oct 2 Rail To Trails of the Withlacoochee State Trail  
    Oct 22 Alzheimer's Family Organization Inaugural Tour of Brooksville  
    Nov 19 Horrible Hundred Bike Ride, Clermont  


     Last Update:  01/10/2017    Copyright Sumter County ARES. All Rights Reserved.