When All Else Fails®
The Williamson County Amateur Radio Emergency Service, WC-ARES, consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes.
For operations, WC-ARES uses the following open repeaters:
- 147.080 PL=100.0 in Georgetown (Primary)
- 146.640 PL=162.2 in Georgetown (Backup)
- 146.700 PL=110.9 in Round Rock (Tertiary)
For the rest of our communications plan, please refer to our ICS-217.
Located in Williamson County, Texas. We primarily operate out of the Williamson County Emergency Operation Center or remotely using our Communications Trailer, Go Kits, or other means as necessary.
Williamson County ARES, Inc.
P.O. Box 1272
Georgetown, TX 78627
Williamson County ARES, Inc. of Texas’s (WC-ARES) mission is to support the emergency management community (such as First Responders, relief and recovery agencies, Red Cross, National Weather Service) with alternative communication systems and Master Communicators during times of emergency and disaster when normal communications are unavailable or overwhelmed.