Sandoval County Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) has been dedicated to providing emergency communications and related services to our served agencies since 1991.

Served Agencies include:

City of Rio Rancho (and other local municipalities)
Sandoval County
State of New Mexico
Federal Government


New members are welcome.

For more information, please check-in to the Sandoval County ARES radio Net, held on the SCARES repeater system every Monday evening at 1930 local time (except the THIRD Monday of each month at 1900, which is our regular meeting night).

All SCARES repeaters are linked for the net. Repeater frequencies are:

147.10 MHz, 147.08 MHz, 443.00 MHz, 443.10 MHz
(All SCARES repeaters have a Positive offset with 100 Hz PL tone)
Our monthly meeting is held on the third Monday of each
month at 1900 MST/MDT, at the following location:

Rio Rancho
Fire & Rescue Administration

1526 Stephanie Road
Rio Rancho, NM

Our website is:

To join SCARES, please fill out the application form (201211SCARES Application Form.pdf) at and mail it along with your check for $10 to Sandoval County ARES, Suite A, Box A-178, 7820 Enchanted Hills Blvd, Rio Rancho, NM 87144.

Sandoval County ARES Leadership

- Terry Breitenfeldt - N7EXB (District Emergency Coordinator) Email:

- Gary Bonebrake - W5BI (Emergency Coordinator) Email:

- Ron Reder - NM5AA (Emergency Coordinator) Email:

Group News

Net Roster

By Tom W5THS on October 20th

Net Roster has been Revised 10/20/2015

NCS net roster and NCS Rotation both Revised

By Tom W5THS on June 19th

NCS net roster and NCS Rotation both Revised

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November 2015
Monday 2nd
7:30pm NCS - W5YEJ
Monday 9th
7:30pm NCS - NM5AA
Monday 16th
7pm SCARES Monthly Meeting
Monday 23rd
7:30pm NCS - W5BI
Monday 30th
7:30pm NCS - N7EXB
December 2015
Monday 7th
7:30pm NCS - K5BIQ
Monday 14th
7:30pm NCS - KD5DCN
Monday 21st
7pm SCARES Monthly Meeting
Monday 28th
7:30pm NCS - KD5DTR
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ARRL Audio News

November 20, 2015
on November 20th


Mostly Cloudy and 43 F at Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport, NM

Mostly Cloudy
Winds are East at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1018.2 mb and the humidity is 74%. The wind chill is 40. Last Updated on Nov 28 2015, 8:52 pm MST.

some time ago

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