About Us

Colorado ARES Region 1 District 1 serves agencies in Larimer and Weld Counties in Northern Colorado. Our overall goal is to supply these agencies with alternate and reliable communications in times of disaster or National crisis. This is accomplished by our team of dedicated volunteers and their commitment to training. If you are interested in becoming part of our dedicated team please visit the Join R1D1 page for more details.

News & Training

  • What is ARES
    During emergencies, communication systems such as cell phones and landlines may become overwhelmed and unavailable, rendering communication nearly impossible. Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) is a volunteer organization made up of licensed amateur radio operators who provide critical communication support during emergencies. ARES operators are trained to handle emergency situations and possess the necessary equipment …

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  • Skywarn® 2023
    Due too scheduling conflicts this year ARES R1D1 will not be hosting an NWS Skywarn® Weather Spotter Training, however there are classes available in the area held at the Larimer County OEM Facility. This class can be found HERE and will be held on May 19, 2023. In addition to the in person class on …

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