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Washoe County Amateur Radio Emergency Service Inc (WCARES inc.)

Amateur Radio has a long and honored tradition of providing communications during special events and in times of emergency. We serve the Northern Sierra Nevada Region


Our primary mission is to link our Served Agencies to the Washoe County Regional Emergency Operations Center, and to provide links between other critical facilities, including hospitals, other emergency management and support agencies, and various field locations. Washoe County Amateur Radio Emergency Service also provides communications links out of Washoe County, including links to the Nevada State Emergency Operations Center in Carson City.