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
Maintaining participation in the group is monitored and increases a members proficiency rating: 
  • 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.
Ready to Join?

Complete the application linked to below and we'll contact you with the next steps.