An ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) organization serving the communities of West Riverside County (CA). 

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ARES NETs Training Drill
Saturday, March 27
0900 – 1200
Zoom Recording Link
TOPIC: What are Resource and Tactical NETs and how do you participate in them.  It’s more than just “checking in”! 

NET is every Thursday @ 19:00 hrs
Except 1st Thursday of the month!!!
(MVARA Meeting night)

Repeater: 449.300-  pl:103.5

Moreno Valley EOC RACES Repeater on Box Spring MT.

⇒ Secondary Repeater: 146.115+ pl: 88.5 – West Riverside County ARES Repeater

⇒ Alternate Repeater: 146.655-  pl:103.5 (MVARA Club)

Next Meeting: Sept 13th
1. Back to the Basics 
2. Training & Exercise

Meetings are held on the 2nd Mondays
of the month at 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are currently meeting online.  Check your email for info on attending meetings online or send an email to aresnwrc@gmail.com.
For more info call 951-977-3503 – Message Phone

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 Don’t forget to check out the “NEWS” and “LINKS” section!

Put your Ham Radio skills and equipment to use for Public Service or in the event of an Emergency.  Join ARES by clicking on the Register with ARES” on the left.  

 West Riverside County District ARES Contacts:

Covering: Riverside, Moreno Valley, Hemet/Diamond Valley, Temecula, Banning, Elsinore, Jurupa Valley

Bob Morris, KK6BXJ, District Emergency Coordinator


David Bell, N6DJB,  Assistant District Emergency Coordinator, Treasurer & Net Manager – Email: dijbee@gmail.com

Rich Palmer, KK6CXA, Assistant District Emergency Coordinator, Technical Lead – Email: KK6CXA@gmail.com

Rick Schirmer, KK6CTT, Emergency Coordinator – Riverside
Email: rngr86@juno.com

Mike Barker, AI6PD, Emergency Coordinator – Moreno Valley 
Email: BarkerM@aol.com
Ph.(951) 907-5107

Don Davis, KJ6YGT, Emergency Coordinator – Jurupa Valley
Email: brddrd55@aol.com

Mike Mendoza, KK6BUW, Emergency Coordinator – Banning Pass
Email: srmendoza@verizon.net


FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, KK4INZ, spoke at the ARRL Centennial Banquet Friday, July 18, 2014 about the importance of Ham Radio in Emergencies.