ARES® in Lee County Florida

Training takes many forms for our Lee County ARES® / RACES. In-Person and On-The-Air Meetings are primary; drills and exercises are scheduled at regular intervals; and the annual SET (Section Emergency Test) all combine to develop and improve the operating skills of our members.


Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 PM: On-Air ARES Net

Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 PM: On-Air ARES Net

Tuesday, May 21, 7:00 PM: In-Person Meeting

Wednesday,  May 22, 7:00 PM:, On-Air ARES Net

Wednesday,  May 29, 7:00 PM:, On-Air ARES Net

Wednesday,  June 4, 7:00 PM:, On-Air ARES Net

In-Person Meetings are held at the Lee County Emergency Operations Center 2675 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33905

Map and Directions


The weekly ARES® On-Air Nets are held on the FMARC’s 145.170 Repeater (# 20 on ARES frequency list) ,at 7:00 pm


Training Media

  Generator Safety  Radiogram Training PPS  ARES Net Control Station Part 1 Winlink Training Video


These are a series of Training Bulletins designed to help ARES members navigate the process of becoming an effective member of the ARES Team.