To join TCR:
To be a member of Tri-Cities RACES/ARES a few requirements are necessary.
- Hold a current amateur radio operator license from the FCC
- Own a 2-meter amateur radio (Dual Band 2-meter/440MHz preferred)
- Pass a Secure Live Scan background check
- Participation / Check-In to weekly radio net – Minimum 1 check-in per quarter
- General Meeting Attendance – Minimum 1 meeting per quarter
- Participation in Scheduled Training and Public Service Events – Minimum 2 per calendar year.
Complete the application linked to below and we'll contact you with the next steps.