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R1D6 ARES Main News
Welcome to 2024 from Region 1, District 6 ARES.....

R1D6 ARES is participating in the Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer program.

All R1D6 current and future members need to register at   https://covolunteers.state.co.us/

What is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in public service when disaster strikes.  Every licensed amateur, regardless of membership in ARRL or any other local or national organization is eligible for membership in ARES.




Who We Are

R1D6 ARES is sponsored by the Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. As such, it is the primary staffing and support organization for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Incident Management Team (IMT), Communications Unit.  R1D6 provides primary incident communications support for public safety, first responders and auxiliary support to the  Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)  as well as other public events. R1D6 has developed a program that is unmatched in the United States, blending the many capabilities of amateur radio with professional training certification and experience 

Our Mission

R1D6 ARES mission is to be the preeminent volunteer communications organization within the State of Colorado through continuous improvements to our relationships and expertise with Jefferson, Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties while expanding the depth and breadth of our service within the community.   

Nets, Repeaters and Meetings  

Weekly information nets are held the 1st and 2nd Tuesday of the month at 19:30 hours on the Rocky Mountain Radio League’s 146.940 MHz Mestaa'ėhehe (mess-taw-HAY) Mountain Repeater, with a PL of 103.5 Hz. The backup repeater, owned by CCRG, is on 146.670 MHz, PL 100.0 Hz., should the primary repeater be out of service.

The 3rd Tuesday of each month will be the face to face meeting, which will be at the Arvada Fire training Center on 2/21/23, 5/16/23, 8/15/23 and 10/17/23. All other face to face meetings will be on Zoom

The 4th Tuesday of each month the net will be at 1930 hrs. on RMHAM Central TG.

  Also note that any 5th Tuesdays will be on the RMRL 146.940 Repeater also.

Emergency Coordinator

Marco Vasquez, N0MKV

Assistant EC

Art Bullock, N0AIU

For More Information Contact

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Or join us for our weekly nets 

Administrative Coordinator

Jim Little





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