ARES stands for Amateur Radio Emergency Service. John MacDonald (K4BR) is the District Emergency Coordinator for East Central Georgia. Pete LaPierre (K1OYQ) is the ARES Emergency Coordinator for Columbia County, GA.
The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes.
East Central Georgia ARES is comprised of 12 counties. A map of the State of Georgia ARES Districts is below. (Click on image to enlarge)
If you are interested in joining ARES please contact Pete LaPierre (K1OYQ) and John MacDonald (K4BR) using the form below or visit http://www.csraares.org.