Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Winnipeg Amateur Radio Emergency Service

... Providing voluntary communications in times of need

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About Winnipeg ARES...

The Winnipeg Amateur Radio Emergency Service (WARES) is a volunteer organization comprised of dedicated amateur radio operators with the goal of providing the City of Winnipeg with emergency communication in times of disaster or widespread communication failure... more


5 October, 2014
Better late than never, photos and a summary of the 2014 Parkinson SuperWalk are available. The event went largely without difficulties and all volunteers are thanked.

31 August, 2014
The 2014 Manitoba Marathon on Fathers’ Day, Sunday 15 June, involved eighty-five (85) Amateur Radio operators & affiliates covering eighty-nine (89) positions and six local Amateur Radio organizations.

Heavy rainfall early this summer, accompanied by strong winds in Western and Southern Manitoba impacted a number of municipalities necessitating local action, States of Local Emergency (SoLEs), and deployment of some Provincial resources in support.

Details on these news items are available on our News page.

Upcoming Events...

The 2014 Santa Claus Parade will be held on Saturday 15 November.

Volunteers are needed for many of our events, please see Upcoming Events for more information.


Winnipeg ARES Education/business meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00 p.m. at Sir William Stephenson Library (or alternate location) at 765 Keewatin Avenue in Winnipeg.
Our next meetings are on 16 September and 21 October.