ARES is a voluntary organization of amateurs who have registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty when needed during times of disasters. ARES members also participate in many public service events such as walkathons as practice for operations in a real emergency.
You can read more of the ARES organization at the ARRL's ARES page
If you are an Allen County resident and wish to join the Allen County ARES organization, complete the ARES Registration form and send it to the Allen County Emergency Coordinator. The Coordinator is:
Jim Moehring, KB9WWM
2309 Skyhawk Dr.,
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
ARES Registration Form
There is a Yahoo Group for Allen County ARES to provide a means of sharing information
Allen County ARES Yahoo Group
There are usually quarterly meetings of the Allen County ARES group at the Library downtown.