Hurricane season is coming…have you thought about joining ARES?

For our newer hams out there, one of the ways that hams can contribute and be of service to our respective communities is through ARES…the Amateur Radio Emergency Service.

ARES volunteers can provide communication at shelters in the case of an evacuation as well as provide other valuable services.

Check out the Polk County ARES website at and learn about ARES in the West Central Florida section of the ARRL by visiting