About Us

Located in Queens, NY, Queens Amateur Radio Emergency Service is a volunteer organization of trained amateur radio operators who assist in public service and emergency communications. As one of the five borough ARES groups which make up New York City District ARES, Additional information about our organization and the other boroughs can be found on the district website.

In addition to providing emergency backup communication support for our served agencies, we have provided communication services for the following community events:


New York City District ARES holds a net every Monday at 20:00 on the W2ABC Repeater 147.270 +600 kHz PL 141.3.

We hold meetings on the third Sunday of every month at 14:00 at:

Elmhurst Hospital Center
Room A1-15
79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst, NY

For directions visit the Elmhurst Hospital Center website or generate custom directions. All licensed amateur radio operators are welcome to attend whether they are a member of ARES or not. Occasionally drills, tests or events are held in place of a meeting, so we recommend contacting us before you come.