Garfield County ARES
|Current Status||Normal Ops|
National Weather Service-Norman
The Garfield County ARES group will use this chart for status updates on possible activation and will be updated as conditions warrant. GARFCO ARES members should monitor local weather sources or designated amateur frequencies during these days for possible activation.
The GARCO ARES meets the second Thursday of each month at the Cimarron Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1023 W. Elm. Meetings start at 7pm.
The only requirements to join the GARFCO ARES are to be a licensed amateur radio operator and the willingness to commit to Emergency Communications (EMCOMM). If you are interested in joining, contact The Enid Amateur Radio Club and select "ARES Contacts" in the catagory box.
•Complete the NIMS training courses, ICS-100, 200, 700, and 800 as ordered by Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-5 (all federal, state, local, tribal, private sector and non-governmental personnel with a direct role in emergency management and response must be NIMS and ICS trained). within one year of joining. FEMA Independent Study Program
•Check into the bi-weekly GARFCO ARES net on the 145.290 repeater.
•Register as a volunteer with ARES Oklahoma.
•Bring ideas, suggestions, and a positive attitude to each function of the GARFCO ARES.
Garfield County ARES Contacts
|Assistant Emergency Coordinator||Al Fox||KD5BA||580-242-4800|
|Assistant Emergency Coordinator||Jess Andrews||KA5HYK||580-237-3686|
|Volunteer||David P. VonDiellingen||AD8B||580-863-2846|
This is a list of information that will be required for the red Garfield County ARES book each member needs to maintain.
Some of the information can be downloaded from this section of the website and some needs to be obtained directly from the EC.
The information contained herein will be updated as needed.
Items for ARES Emergency Book (no particular order)
1. Garfield County ARES Emergency Phone Tree. (From EC)
2. Garfield County ARES Agency Telephone List.
3. Garfield County ARES Frequency Plan. (From EC)
4. Oklahoma Repeater Database.
5. ITU Phonetics/UTC Conversion.
6. ARES Garfield County Emergency Communications Plan.
7. ARES Oklahoma Section Emergency Communications Plan.
8. Garfield County ARES Message Forms.
9. Garfield County ARES Communications Logs.
10. ARRL Radiogram Forms.
For those members who are participating in the Garfield County Emergency Management Weather Center Ops add these items:
1. Garfield County ARES WX Center SOP. (From EC)
2. Garfield County Emergency Management Severe WX Standard Operating Guidelines. (From EC)
State and Local ARES Emergency Communications Plan.
|Oklahoma ARES State Emergency Plan.pdf||306.13 KB|
|OKLAHOMA ARES GARFIELD CO EMERGENCY PLAN.pdf||314.29 KB|
All GARFCO ARES members need to use this message format and log sheet during any emergency communications event.
|GARFIELD COUNTY ARES COMMUNICATIONS LOG.pdf||9.91 KB|
|GARFIELD COUNTY ARES MESSAGE FORM.pdf||11.55 KB|
Non-emergency telephone list of emergency agencies in Garfield County and surrounding area.
|Garfield county ARES agency phone list.pdf||4.32 KB|
GARFCO ARES Net Preamble
|GARFIELD CO. A.R.E.S.pdf||24.5 KB|
ITU Phonetics and UTC conversion table.
|ITU PHONETICS 2008.pdf||8.92 KB|
Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
Garfield County Emergency Management (GCEM)
Oklahoma Forrestry (Burn Bans)
Repeaters by state
Oklahoma Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
American Red Cross
Cimarron Valley American Red Cross-Enid Oklahoma
Weather Related Links
National Weather Service-Norman
Storm Prediction Center
SKYWARN National Page