ARRL has much more information on how You Use Your License to Serve the Community. ARRL's volunteer Amateur Radio operators help their communities in good times and bad, through community events, disaster response, and various programs.

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) consists of trained radio amateurs who provide public service communications support. Find out more at:

To join Sacramento County ARES, please download the form below and fill it out and save it as ARES_Registration_Form-CALLSIGN.pdf (Adobe Acrobat Reader) and you can email the saved form to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You may alternativly print out the completed form or blank form and fill it out by hand and bring it to a meeting to be turned in.  Please note that you will need to sign the application to complete your membership registration.

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