Training Information

Welcome to the Harris County ARES training section. ARES ¬ģ training is a personal commitment on your part. Your leadership team; SEC, DEC, ADEC, EC & AEC's will gladly assist you, but they can't do it for you. This section is broken out by general topic material. Any of this material may be used by the units as a part of their weekly training nets in whole or part and may be changed to meet the unit requirements.

This is the recommended unit training for 2014.

FebruaryKNW-114 Inappropriate Use
KNW-107 Cross Band Repeat

MarchEME-101 Alert Readiness
WEA-111 Houston Galveston NWS

AprilPSV-102 & 103 Event Coordinator & Rest Stop

MayNET-107 Operating in an Emergency
KNW-122 Interoperability… Power Pole

JuneWEA-106 Tropical Weather
SAF-102 Heat Advisory

JulyKNW-120 Power Pole 101
SAF-104 Safety Tips, Recovery operations

AugustEME-112 Wilderness
MSG-101 Basic message forms

September WEA-110 Hurricane Ready
EME-104 Emergency Redux

October KNW-108 Extended HT Range
EME-104 WAN Communication Outage

November FMA-106 ICS Introduction
FMA-107 ICS Organization

December FMA-108 ICS Resources
FMA-109 ICS Chart

CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams




In addition here are links to the FEMA web-sites for IS courses. FEMA likes to move things and break links so you may have to google for them on your own.

Forms we use

Knowledge based training



Preparing Texas

Other training opportunities like FEMA IS 300 & FEMA IS 400 are available through the Texas Department of Public Safety. IS300 & IS400 courses are class room courses only and can not be done on line. This web-site has numerous other training opportunites both on line and class room available.


Public service



ARRL / WGD / South Texas / District 14

Other external opportunities

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