Rowan County ARES

Radio Emergency Communications works… when all else fails


Updated Information from NC ARES


Obtain all the training you can get before the emergency!

This training is RECOMMENDED minimum emergency communications training for any operator!

Level 1 Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

Level 2 Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

Level 3 Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

Go to if you are a member, and search for the names above due to ARRL changing their website and ALL links have changed that are more than 6 months old

FEMA Independent Study Program

recommended for all, REQUIRED for anyone wishing to serve in an EOC by NC Law

(courses 100,200,700,800):

IS-100 Intro to the Incident Command System

IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-317 Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams

IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

IS-800 National Response Framework, an Introduction

IS-802 Emergency Support Functions (ESF) #2 – Communications

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CPR/First Aid are highly recommended

ARC Courses: Introduction to Disaster Services