How We Contribute

Some of our Club's members work at actively preparing for natural and man-made disasters. We do this by practicing message handling on local and regional ham radio networks; and by providing communications support for area events, such as parades, walks, triathlons and bicycle races.

Members who serve on the ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service) Team formalize this work with additional training and drills. ARES served agencies include County Emergency Management and the American Red Cross. Todd Beay AC9EX is the ARES Emergency Coordinator in Fond du Lac County.

The Club owns and operates a mobile communications unit that is equipped with radio gear that will help us serve in a disaster. Download the Truck Manual (PDF).


Fond du Lac Ham Radio Frequencies (PDF)

GPS Info

ARES Registration Form (PDF)

ARRL Emergency Communication Training Programs

  • Introduction to Emergency Communication (EC-001)
  • Public Service and Emergency Communications Management for Radio Amateurs (EC-016)

FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Program

  • ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-700: NIMS, An Introduction
  • IS-800: National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction

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