Content in the PUBLIC SERVICE category

Content (e.g. blog posts, information pages, and files/links) about the activities of the RRRA ARES Committee and the “voluntary noncommercial communication service, particularly with respect to providing emergency communications” (“Amateur Radio Service.” 47 “CFR” 97.1(a). 2016.), provided to the public by Amateur Radio operators.

Volunteers Needed for the 2019 FM Rotary Ride

Radio Operators are needed to support the FM Rotary Ride 2019 on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Please contact if you would like to volunteer for this Public Service event.

This event is an excellent introduction for Hams who have not previously participated in Public Service Communications.

Radio Operators needed for the 2019 Fargo Marathon

Spring will soon be here and so will the Fargo Marathon!

In partnership with local emergency responders, RRRA will once again be providing the communications backbone for the Marathon aid stations.

Please see the Fargo Marathon 2019 page for the event schedule, equipment list, etc.

RRRA communications support for the Fargo Marathon will be coordinated through the Marathon Mailing List. All operators who wish to volunteer for this event must subscribe to the Marathon Mailing List; even those who who sign up on paper at any club meeting.

Radio Operators needed for Walk MS: Fargo 2019

Ten amateur radio operators (hams) are needed to provide communications support for Walk MS: Fargo 2019 on April 27th, 2019 at Courts Plus Community Fitness, Fargo.

Radio operators interested in volunteering for this event should attend the March business meeting or contact for more information.

Jingle Bell Run Radio Operators Needed

Radio Operators are needed to provide public service communication support for the 2018 Jungle Bell Run on Saturday, December 1st.

Operators will be stationed along the course and should meet at the Courts Plus fireplace at 8:15 AM to obtain their assignments. The race starts at 9:00 AM.

The Jingle Bell Run is an excellent opportunity for new Amateur Radio Operators to familiarize themselves with event support net operations in a relaxed setting.

Please contact  if you would like to volunteer for, or have any questions about, this event.