DCARES

NOTE: THE REPEATER 442.750 IS BACK ON THE AIR!

WELCOME

Welcome to the Davidson County, Tennessee Amateur Radio Emergency Service website. We’re glad you stopped by. Please let us know if you have any questions by using the Contact Us link.

MISSION

Davidson County Amateur Radio Emergency Services exists to organize, develop and maintain a group of amateur radio operators who are skilled and trained to provide emergency communications support in Davidson County, Tennessee. DCARES provides a focused and rigorous approach to training, exercises and drills for the purpose of developing each member to their full potential.

MEETINGS

As announced at 205 Downeymeade Drive, Nashville TN 37214 Time: 7:00 PM

WEEKLY NET

We conduct a weekly net on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. on 442.750+ (tone 100). Our backup frequency is 146.670. Our simplex frequency for emergencies is 146.550.

MEMBERSHIP

We are continually looking for new members who are willing to use their amateur radio skills to serve the public in Davidson County, Tennessee. If you are interested in being a part of our team, view our membership page and complete an online application.


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