Cherokee County, Georgia
Amateur Radio Emergency Service / Skywarn
Current EOC Status
Below are links to training resources. Most of these links are PDF's, so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Some files are rather large, so it may take some time to load them.
In order to obtain a Cherokee County EMA Identification Badge, members will need to study the Cherokee County ARES Basic Training Manual, then successfully answer 80% of the Cherokee County ARES Basic Test.
Print the test, answer the questions, then submit it to Mark Harris -
FEMA courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800
At a minimum, you should take these free courses online at: www.training.fema.gov
Skywarn Training information can be found on the Skywarn page HERE.
Georgia Section ARES Emergency Response Plan HTML
ARES Resource Handbook
Public Service Communications Manual
Message Handling Part1
Message Handling Part2
Radiogram Worksheet PDF
Radiogram Worksheet XLS
ICS-213 ARES Form
Cherokee County ARES Operations Manual
CCARES Operations Manual
NTS Traffic Handling Manual
Other Training Websites
Cherokee County CERT
ARRL Certification and Continuing Education
Learn how to become an Amatuer Radio Operator, click HERE