Ohio Section ARES
For all things pertaining to Ohio Section ARES, please go to
There you will find links to forms, training, ARES Nets, and more!

Skywarn Training

Spring 2024 Skywarn training is coming in March. 

Stark County training will be on Wednesday, March 20th at 6 PM, Jackson High School. 

To register, click the link below, which will take you to the Skywarn training page for NWS Cleveland.  

You can register at


In-Person NIMS training

In-Person NIMS training is available each Thursday evening in March. Each 2 Hour training session will encompass a different NIMS course.

March 7th @ 7-9 PMNIMS 100Introduction to the Incident Command System

March 14th @ 7-9 PM
NIMS 200Basic Incident Command System for Initial response
March 21st @ 7-9 PMNIMS 700An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
March 28th @ 7-9 PMNIMS 800National Response Framework, An Introduction

Students wishing to attend are asked to register with Dave, WD8AYE at 
Also, please bring a laptop if you have one. The facility has a limited number for use. 

You must register, and have your FEMA ID to participate

You can get your FEMA ID at

Classes will be held at 

Stark County Safety Building 
4500 Atlantic Blvd .NE
Canton, OH 44705


ARRL ARES training workbook

Obtain a copy of your Radio license
Get your FEMA Student ID number (SID)
ARES Training Levels
FEMA Courses
Skywarn – Cleveland
Skywarn – Pittsburgh