Fairfax County ARES/RACES/AUXCOMM

A volunteer Auxiliary & Emergency Radio Communications group serving agencies and our partners in the Washington DC National Capital Region.

“Our primary mission is to work with local operations to assist with communications when normal means fail to function” – Michael Corey, ARES National Coordinator (2016)


New Members are Always Welcome!

Are you interested in exploring the world of emergency communications? Have a desire to volunteer and provide a public service using your amateur radio skills (and possibly equipment)? Want to exercise your emergency communications preparedness? Well, if you live or work in Fairfax County, Virginia, you’ve come to the right place!

We’re always looking for new members to join our team! Click the button below to learn more about how to join Fairfax County ARES.