Citrus County Florida ARES Callsign: KC4EOC
A 501 (c) (3) organization.
Your contributions to Citrus County ARES, Inc. are now tax deductible. You do not need a PayPal account to donate.
General Description :
Citrus County Florida ARES, Inc. is composed of FCC-licensed Amateur Radio operators who volunteer their services as communicators when disaster strikes. Every licensed radio amateur, regardless of other affiliations, is a resource in ARES. The only qualification other than holding a valid Amateur Radio operator’s license is a sincere desire to serve in the public interest.
Note: ARES and Amateur Radio Emergency Service are registered servicemarks of the American Radio Relay League, Incorporated and are used by permission.
c/o Citrus County EOC
3549 Saunders Way
Lecanto, Florida 34461
Citrus County ARES Meeting Information:
2020 ARES meeting dates. ARES meeting dates will be announced on the weekly net and on the ARES repeater. Please arrive no later than 6:55 PM as the front doors will be locked for security reasons.
Note: Soveriegn Path has been renamed to Saunders Way !
Nets: Citrus County ARES Net:
Note: ARES nets will now be held on the W4CIT repeater only!
All ARES nets will now be held on the W4CIT/R repeater, 146.775 mhz. with a PL tone of 146.2 hz. at 7:30 pm local time on Wednesday night.
The weekly two meter net announces emergency communications news, provides a forum to answer your questions about ARES procedures and offers training to sharpen operator skills.
North Florida AREC Net :
The Northern Florida AREC Net meets at 09:00 am on 3950 khz Monday thru Saturday. Amateurs are welcome to participate in this wide area net.
Local Area Nets:
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Citrus County Shelter maps/Floor Plans
List of items to bring when providing radio communications during an emergency operation.
ARRL Radiogram/Disaster Welfare Message blank forms .
North Florida ARES Emergency Communications Plan in PDF format. .
ICS Training !
Incident Command Systems online training and testing !
Field guide for radio operations between agencies.