Welcome any and all licensed Amateurs!

Monroe County ARES was pleased to participate in CASA Monroe Child Abuse Prevention 5k on April 2nd, 2022!

Background - left to right: Brad/KM4OJK, Ben/KN4VIF (and two future hams), Mike/KK6OKU, John/KB4TV, Jeff/N4POD
Foreground - left to right: Tim/N4TLM, and David/KF4DKW

Mike/KK6OKU (Emergency Coordinator)
Discussing logistics with the supported agency
NCS Mike/KK6OKU and SAG John/KB4TV
performing operation duties
NCS and SAG is allowed to stand down
Mission Accomplished!

NCS Station
Sometimes more than just communicating....
Future hams learning the ropes!

MCARES conducted a Skywarn training via the TLARC Zoom room on Wednesday, March 9th at 20:00 hours.

Missed it?  Watch it again...

Please join us for our weekly net: 

Wednesday's at 2000 (8:00 PM ET)

145.250 (-600 no PL)

145.270 (-600 127.3Hz)

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Logging for the net is done with NetLogger.  Look for "Monroe County TN ARES Net" is the net list.

You can download a copy from here.

View Previous Nets

Active Net

Mike Wagner, KK6OKU
ARES Emergency Coordinator


(Direct: kk6oku@mcares.net)

Jeff Buffington, N4POD
ARES Assistant Emergency Coordinator

Eric Franks, KK4DKW
ARES Asisstant Emergency Coordinator


(Direct: n4pod@mcares.net)


(Direct: kk4dkw@mcares.net)

Additional Local Amateur Radio Emergency Nets

Organization (website linked)



Frequency (tone)

Loudon County ARES
2000 Eastern Time (8pm)
146.625 (100.0Hz)
Roane County ARES

147.015 / 443.975
Sun, Mon Tue, Wed
2200, 1900, 2100, 2100 (see website for details)
146.940 / alt 146.625 (118.8Hz)
Middle Tennessee Emergency Amateur Repeater System (MTEARS)

Multiple UHF frequencies (see website)

If you would like us to add your ARES/RACES, Skywarn, Hospital or other Emergency related net, please let us know.