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Welcome to Vermont ARES!

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) is a volunteer organization established and administered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL— a national organization to promote the interests of the Amateur Radio Service [ Part 97 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations as a “voluntary, non-commercial communication service, particularly with respect to providing emergency communications”] in the United States), to provide communications in times of emergencies. The ARRL facilitates emergency communications through its Field Organization in general, and ARES in particular. All ARES volunteers are FCC licensed Amateur Radio operators. “ARES” and “Amateur Radio Emergency Services” are trademarked by the ARRL which maintains ownership of all copyrights. The terms and logos are used on this website by permission.

VT ARES recognizes the Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) within the Vermont Department of Public Safety as the state government’s agency responsible for goverment emergency command and control during declared disasters and major emergencies.

This website is intended primarily as a resource for ARES members, as well as emergency management personnel for local towns and local/statewide disaster-relief organizations. To read more about ARES, visit this ARRL page.



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operators Scroll down to enter ZIP code, select "Individual" then click "Submit" or press "Enter" to search FCC license database
(Note: info not always up-to-date)


General Resources ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


for Members ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~




Section Manager
Paul Gayet, AA1SU

Section Emergency Coord.
R. Conway, N1WWW