Clatsop County, Oregon ARES/RACES

“Be Prepared.”



The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes.
































































































Contact Info:

Last update  04/11/2015 at 1320 by AE7QU    This website is copyrighted by Clatsop County ARES/RACES.  All rights reserved.

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Nate Lee (KD7IBA) Foreground and

Don Hillgaertner (WA7TEM) Background Operating at Camp Rilea during the Cascadia Peril Simulated Emergency Test or SET in 2014

Irvin L. Emmons (K7QPP)

ARES - Clatsop County Oregon

RACES Officer/Emergency Coordinator

PO Box 2659

Gearhart, OR 97138

Home: (503) 738-9764


Team One Leader

Frank Van Winkle



Team Two Leader

Richard Smith


Team Three Leader

Bob Carson






AEC  EOC  ARU Coordinator

Don Hillgartner


AEC Southwest County

Hal Denison  (WA7FIV)

(Arch Cape, Cannon Beach, Gearhart, Seaside, Surf Pines & Tolovana Park)

AEC Southeast County

Greg Filliger  (N7RIA)


AEC Northeast County

Christopher Paddon  (KE7LSP)


AEC Northwest County


AEC Digital

Nate Lee


AEC Membership

Roxann Holwege


AEC Training

Jerry Ostermiller


Emergency Coordinator

ARES—Clatsop County, Oregon

RACES Officer/Emergency Coordinator

Irvin L. Emmons  (K7QPP)

P.O. Box 2659

Gearhart, OR.  97138

Home: (503) 738-9764

Web Manager

Pat Haggard


Email:  ae7qu@HamRadioWebsites.Net

Phone: 503-717-3484 


Assistant Web Manager

Christopher Paddon

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AEC  Interoperability Coord. & Net Mgr.  

Frank Van Winkle 


Clatsop County Liaison Staff for Emergency Management


Tiffany Brown

Emergency Manager

Emergency Management Division

800 Exchange Street  Suite 400

Astoria, OR,  97103


Tom Manning     (W7EM)

Emergency Management Coordinator, CEM, ORCEMS

Emergency Management Division

800 Exchange Street  Suite 400

Astoria, OR  97103