Interested in joining the Fresno County ARES/RACES group?

We are looking for individuals who are interested in emergency communications. 
Please take a few minutes to fill out the applications for Fresno County ARES and RACES.
Any and all amateur radio operators are welcome to join our meetings and nets. 
All of the information can be found under "Meetings and Nets" on the top menu.


ARES membership application, fillable.  Download, fill out and e-mail to Glen, N6HEW

ARES Application →


RACES applications. Download, unzip, fill out, and give to Glen, N6HEW

RACES Forms →

Not a licensed amateur yet?

No problem, here is information on the next testing session:

Satuday, May 18, 9:30am – 11:00am (Walk-ins allowed)

Contact: Charles P. McConnell – (559) 431-2038  –

Location:  Saint James Episcopal Cathedral, 4147 E Dakota Ave, Fresno, CA 93726

Theory exams are multiple choice. First Class mail is used to send paperwork to ARRL, who sends data to FCC via electronic mail, thus assuring the fastest possible service on new licenses, which typically are posted to the FCC database by the end of the second week following the exam.

BRING: Two ID’s, one with photo. Taxpayer ID Number (Social Security Number), or FCC Registration Number (preferred). Fee $15.00 per test session. Bring exact change. Original and copy of Amateur License. Talk in on 146.94 repeater.

Not sure where to start?  Also not a problem, click here for local classes with test sessions.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Fresno Emcomm. 
Please click on the link below to learn more about each affiliated organization.