Sussex County ARES
Sussex County ARES is comprised of licensed operators concerned with providing emergency
communications to Sussex County, Delaware, when needed.
Sussex County ARES staff consists of the Emergency Coordinator (EC), Assistant Emergency
Coordinators (AEC’s) and any specifically designated operator(s) which will provide liaison
services for the ARES group. The ARES organization is not subdivided into local municipalities
to allow maximum flexibility in response. It is also NOT divided along “club boundaries” for the
Sussex County ARES holds regularly scheduled net sessions. The purpose of the net is to
provide training, test emergency center radio equipment and to provide information about ARES
activities in and around Sussex County.
The ARES Nets are held on first and third Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. local time, on the ARES Primary
Repeater 147.090 MHz (PL 156.7).
ARRL at 100: A Century of Ham Radio