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South County Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Revised Net Procedure 3/30/2015
The September/October 2015 Newsletter is on-line
New Membership Lists Available 9/18/2015

See our Monthly Calendar format for Events
We are a non-profit organization. Our members donate hundreds of hours supporting community events and training for emergency services. Donations are most welcome and needed.
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  September 17, 2015 Meeting Presentation: Alternative Emergency Power -- visit
our resources page

  Thinking about volunteering?
A must-read is "Practical Reasons for Ham Radio Volunteering" linked to our Resouce page
Weekly Net
  • Details
  • Net Control Proc (PDF)  3/30/2015
  • Roll Call (PDF) 9/18/2015
  • Net Control Assignments:  send email to

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    See our Training page!

    New Hams: see our Tips for New Hams.

    The purpose of the South County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (SCARES) group is to provide emergency communication for Belmont, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Menlo Park/Atherton, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, and Woodside/Portola Valley when called upon by police, fire or an office of emergency service.

    We do not collect dues because our members contribute extensively with their time and expertise. We rely on donations from our supporters.

    For our out-of-area visitors, these cities are in the southern portion of San Mateo County on the San Francisco Peninsula.

    San Mateo County Emergency Information

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    Thanks to all these communities for their support by providing space and equipment for emergency communications.

    Belmont Menlo Park Redwood City San Carlos San Mateo

    Site designed and maintained by Madeline A. Lombaerde, KD6JTU

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