The Montgomery County Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®), serves Montgomery County, Texas, and provides mutual aid to other ARES® groups.
Montgomery County ARES is a qualified 501(c)(3) Organization. Your Donations are tax deductible.

Weekly Net

Montgomery County ARES® holds a weekly net on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. The net uses the 147.020 (+ tone 136.5 Hz) repeater. The backup repeater is 147.140 (+ tone 136.5 Hz). Simplex back up is 146.560 Mhz.

We also accept digital check-ins begining at 7:00 pm continuing during the calling of the roster. Digital check-ins use PSK31 on 28.120 Mhz USB or packet on 145.030 Mhz by following the directions given on these frequencies.

Repeaters are used with permssion of the trustees Tommy Hayes N5PJY and Tom Butler N5KWN.

Monthly Simplex Test

On most months we conduct a simplex test to determine how well we can communicate on our back simplex frequency. 

Monthly Meeting

Montgomery County ARES® meets the second Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Lone Star Convention Center. The address is 9055 FM 1484 Rd, Conroe, TX. Amateurs and non amateurs are invited to attend.


Our Yahoo Group is used for email to all members and confidential files. There is also a Twitter feed used to send activation messages. 

Upcoming Events

  • Introduction to Emergency Communications (ARRL EC-001) Details are as follows: Course: Introduction to Emergency Communications ARRL EC-01 Exam to follow on last day of course. When: Saturday: January 12, 2013 January 19, 2013 January 26 ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2012, 9:33 AM by Mark
  • One Day Technician Class and Exam There will be a one day Technician Class and Exam session on Saturday, December 8th from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the H.E.B ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2012, 9:31 AM by Mark
  • 4 July - Parade July 4 - 4th of July Parade in Roman Forest. Need 10 Hams with an HT parade normally takes a couple of hours.  Can stay for the for the rest of ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2012, 7:40 PM by Rud Merriam
  • 14 & 21 July - Two Day Technician Class and Testing July 14th, 8:30 am until 6:00 pm., Day 1July 21st, 8:30 am until 3:00 pm., Day 2Testing starts at 3:00 pm.Day 2 ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2012, 7:37 PM by Rud Merriam
  • 23 June 2012 - Field Day Carl Barton Jr ParkOn Loop 336 South Between 1314 and 3083Contact Mark Taylor N5MDT n5mdt at arrl.netRoman Forest City Hall2430 Roman Forest BlvdNew Caney ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2012, 7:36 PM by Rud Merriam
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