Sandoval County Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) has been dedicated to providing emergency communications and related services to our served agencies since 1991. Served Agencies include:
– City of Rio Rancho (and other local municipalities)
– Sandoval County
– State of New Mexico
– Federal Government
SPECIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS: At the upcoming August 16th Monthly SCARES meeting, all members are asked to attend with their Radio Go-Kits and 72 hrs Go-Bags. We will be comparing setups for shared learnings to better prepare for deployments.
Net Check-ins & Meetings:
Details of our monthly meetings and Net Check-ins can be found on our Events Page.
Our weekly Net Check-ins are held every Monday night at 1930 on the SCARES repeater network. The next Net Control Station (NCS) will be Tom, W5THS, on July 26th.
Our monthly meeting is held on the third Monday of each month at 1900 MST/MDT.
Fire & Rescue Administration
1526 Stephanie Road
Rio Rancho, NM
Note: We enter the building via the side door, behind the locked gate.Give a call on the 147.10 MHz Repeater (100 Hz PL) to be let in.
New members are always welcome.
For more information, please check-in to the Sandoval County ARES radio Net, held on the SCARES repeater system every Monday evening at 1930 local time (except the THIRD Monday of each month at 1900, which is our regular meeting night).
To join SCARES, please download and fill out this application form (PDF) and mail it along with your check for $10 to Sandoval County ARES, P.O. Box 44394, Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4394.