SCARES, the Sandoval County chapter of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, is a volunteer organization sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) that is dedicated to providing emergency communications and related services and activities in support of Rio Rancho and other municipalities, Sandoval County, State of New Mexico, the Federal Government and the public at large as has been the custom since 1991. Amateur radio operators, often known as “Hams”, belonging to ARES have responded to local and regional disasters since the 1930s, including the attacks of September 11, 2001, and the category 5 storms Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Michael.
Sandoval County ARES Leadership is:
President/District Emergency Coordinator – Gary, K5BIQ
Vice President – Yul, WA5YUL
Secretary/Web Content Manager – Brian, KG5WED
Treasurer – Ron, NM5AA
Board – Gary, K5BIQ
Board – David, N6SIK
Board – Ben, KD5DCN
ARRL Section Manager – Bill, K8TE
New Mexico Emergency Section Coordinator – Jay, W5WHN
We are always looking for HAMS to join our group!
Always keep your 72 hr. go kits ready, just in case