Welcome to the home page for emergency communications in Citrus County, Florida.
Click here for directions to the Emergency Operations Center.
Nets: Citrus County ARES Net:Note: ARES nets will now be held on the W4CIT repeater only!
All ARES nets will now be held on the W4CIT/R repeater, 146.775 mhz. with a PL tone of 146.2 hz. at 7pm local time on Wednesday night.
The weekly two meter net announces emergency communications news, provides a forum to answer your questions about ARES procedures and offers training to sharpen operator skills.
North Florida AREC Net :
The Northern Florida AREC Net meets at 0900L on 3950 khz Monday thru Saturday. Amateurs are welcome to participate in this wide area net.ARRL North Florida Section Website:
Local Area Nets:
Local area net listing in PDF.
Local Area Frequencies!
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ARES Applicaton in PDF.
ARRL ARES Newsletter Article Links:
Ham Radio Digital Sounds
The History of ARES
Notable Events in Ham Radio
Citrus County ARES Manual in PDF.
Citrus County ARES Manual in MS Word.
Online ARES Net Control Script in PDF.
Net CheckIN Work Sheet.
Online ARES Membership roster in PDF.
Citrus County Emergency Management Website. Lot's of good info!
Citrus County Shelter maps/Floor Plans
Jump Kit/Go Kit List
List of items to bring when providing radio communications during an emergency operation.ARRL NTS Message Form
ARRL Radiogram/Disaster Welfare Message blank forms .North Florida ARES Emergency Communications Plan.
North Florida ARES Emergency Communications Plan in PDF format. .ICS Training !
Incident Command Systems online training and testing !Home Land Security Interoprability Between Agencies!
Field guide for radio operations between agencies.
ARRL Public Service Communications Manual !
ARRL Public Service Communications Manual. Lot's of good ARES and NTS stuff !
Skywarn Training Site!
Skywarn Amateur Radio Site!
If you would like to join CCARES or contact a staff member, click here!