Information about the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®), also known as emergency communications.

By AK9R, 1 September, 2023

What is ARES®?

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. 

ARES® Volunteer Requirements

By AK9R, 27 September, 2023

Date: October 14, 2023

After review, and with input from State and Local government, we have selected next April’s Solar Eclipse as the event we need to begin preparations for, and will be using the October 14th SET for these efforts.


By AK9R, 18 September, 2023

The Indiana Section ARES® HF net is held on 3.900 MHz +/- during the winter months and 7.272 MHz +/- during the summer months, every Sunday at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

The net script and a net log are attached.

By AK9R, 7 September, 2023

Indiana Section ARES Appointees as of September 5, 2023

By AK9R, 1 September, 2023

Indiana ARES districts correspond to Indiana Department of Homeland Security districts.