Sandoval County Amateur Radio Emergency ServiceĀ® (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

NCS net roster and NCS Rotation both Revised

By Tom W5THS on June 19th

NCS net roster and NCS Rotation both Revised

Net Roster Revised

By Tom W5THS on April 23rd

Revised Net Roster file in Net Operations Folder

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    Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 7:30pm - 8pm


August 2015
Monday 3rd
7:30pm NCS KD5DCN
Friday 7th
8am New Mexico State Convention (Duke City Hamfest)
Saturday 8th
... New Mexico State Convention (Duke City Hamfest)
Sunday 9th
... New Mexico State Convention (Duke City Hamfest)
Monday 10th
7:30pm NCS KF5DTR
Monday 17th
7pm SCARES Monthly Meeting
Monday 24th
7:30pm NCS AF5FI
Monday 31st
7:30pm NCS KF5IHC
September 2015
Monday 7th
7:30pm NCS - K5IKG
Monday 14th
7:30pm NCS - KC5IZR
Monday 21st
7pm SCARES Monthly Meeting
Sunday 27th
6am Cycle For Life - Cystic Fribrosis Bike Ride
Monday 28th
7:30pm NCS - K5KKW
October 2015
Monday 5th
7:30pm NCS - WB5ORT
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ARRL Audio News


Mostly Cloudy and 84 F at Albuquerque, Albuquerque International Airport, NM

Mostly Cloudy
Winds are West at 11.5 MPH (10 KT). The pressure is 1013.5 mb and the humidity is 31%. The heat index is 82. Last Updated on Aug 27 2015, 4:52 pm MDT.

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