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.


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.


Third Tuesday of every month at 205 Downeymeade Drive, Nashville TN 37214 Time: 7:00 PM


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


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.


Portions of this website are reserved for members of DCARES. To access those areas, you will need to submit a Membership Application and have it accepted by DCARES. We will respond with an e-mail notifying you that you have been authorized to access the Members-Only portions of the website.