In section 97.1 of the Amateur Radio Services rules, the FCC
describes the fundamental purpose of the Amateur Radio Service. The basis and
purpose of the Amateur Radio Service include five principles:
- Recognition and enhancement of the value of the amateur service to
the public as a voluntary, noncommercial communications service, particularly with respect
to providing emergency communications
- Continuation and extension of the amateur's proven ability to
contribute to the advancement of the radio art.
- Encouragement and improvement of the amateur radio service through
the rules which provide for advancing skills in both the communications and technical
phase of the art.
- Expansion of the existing revision with in the amateur radio service
of trained operators, technicians and electronics experts.
- Continuation and extension of the amateur's unique ability to enhance
This is what the ARES program is all about and what Siskiyou County A.R.E.S. strives
for in all its members.
The Amateur Radio Operator's Code
AEC: George Dibelka. AB6UE
AEC: Ed Ewell, K7DXV
AEC: Terry Bell, N2RSI
AEC: David Bell, N2RSN
AEC: Bruce Webb, AD6RV (Modoc County)
Every Monday at 7:30 PM on 3987 LSB, 147.26+ (123.0), 146.97- (Modoc Relay),
147.28+ (131.8) and 146.55 Simplex.
Siskiyou - Modoc County ARES frequencies:
3.987 MHz LSB
147.280+ MHz (131.8)
147.260+ MHz (123.0)
146.970- MHz (Modoc Relay)
146.550 MHz FM Simplex
Questions? Comments About . . .
Siskiyou & Modoc Counties e-mail: KE6MZT
The Web Site e-mail: W7ARC