Johnson City-Washington County ARES®
Members who wish to participate in ARES and Emergency Communications in Washington County, TN must be ARES members. Operators may register for ARES online at TN ARES Online Registration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) now requires all volunteers, including amateur radio operators, to have completed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) IS-100.b, IS-200.b, IS-700.a and IS-800.b course material. For non-governmental employees and others without access to classroom instruction, these courses are available as on-line independent-study courses that are free of charge at the links above.
Continuing education in emergency operations will be conducted throughout the year. These programs will be sponsored by JCARA along with State and Local Emergency Management.
The JC-Washington County ARES meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, at the EMS Training Center 296 Wesley St. Johnson City.
The Emergency Coordinator for Washington County is: Acting EC George D. Odom K4ETN
Assistant Emergency Coordinator: Lynn Anderson AK4GH
Assistant Emergency Coordinator: Gerald Schneider KI6WDY
The Assistant District Emergency Coordinator is George D. Odom K4ETN
Visit our Facebook Page: JC-WC ARES
For contact information go to TN ARES District 9
ARES® is a registered trademark of the ARRL and is used by permission on this page and associated documents.
This page will be revised as more information becomes available.