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The Prescott-Russell Amateur Radio Emergency Services Group (PR-ARES) is made up of volunteer amateur radio operators in the United Counties of Prescott-Russell in Eastern Ontario, Canada.

Our members have volunteered to provide radio communications services and equipment during any man-made or natural emergency that affects our community, such as power outages, ice storms, floods or earthquake. PR-ARES offers its members emergency preparedness training and a weekly radio network exercise. PR-ARES also offers Basic amateur radio courses for anyone in the region to become a licensed radio amateur operator. Every licensed radio amateur in the United Counties of Prescott-Russell is eligible for membership in this Group. The possession of emergency-powered equipment is highly desirable but not a requirement

As our website develops further, we encourage interested individuals to visit our Yahoo Groups for an active discussion on current and upcoming events.

Please follow this link to join in : http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/PR-ARES/info