District of Columbia ARES

  • Repeater Offline
    The K3MRC 145.430 MHz repeater is offline. DCMARC is the custodian of this repeater. Currently, they do not have an ETA for restoration. We will relay any updates when available. NERA has offered their repeater system as an alternative for ARES DC. We will move the Monday night nets over to the N3ERA DC repeater… Read more: Repeater Offline
  • 2023 Bellringer Ride
    On Saturday, October 21st, members of ARES DC and HacDC ARC partnered with Montgomery and Frederick MD ARCs to support the Bellringer charity bike ride for the Georgetown Hospital Lombardi Cancer Center. Find out more about the 2023 Bellringer Ride
  • All Hands on Deck: Disaster Preparedness Fair
    On October 14th, ARES DC staffed a table with information about ham radio and emergency communications at the All Hands on Deck: Disaster Preparedness Community Engagement Fair in Southwest DC. Read more about the event in this The Hoya article
  • 2023 Ride to End ALZ Nation’s Capital
    On Sunday, May 7, members of DC ARES collaborated with Loudoun County ARES to organize and execute communications support for the Ride to End ALZ. The event raised $432,000 for Alzheimer’s research. Find out more about the Ride to End ALZ
  • 47th Annual Marine Corps Marathon
    The Marine Corps Marathon is the largest amateur radio public service event in the National Capital Region. Annually, over 100 hams from DC, Maryland, and Virginia support the marathon. This year, ARES DC members were among those volunteers supporting our community. The Mission What Hams Do at the MCM