The Dutch DARES foundation is a Emergency communication partner run by Amateur Radio Operators that can be deployed when the telecommunications infrastructure of the regular emergency services has failed or are insufficient. A DARES team operates under the responsibility of a regional and national governement department as well international. DARES is capable of realizing a radio emergency network in a short period of time, providing local and regional, national and international message traffic. speech and experimental radio e-mail. This can be done both independently and in combination with a network partner, including the Ministry of Defense.
DARES co-operates with Ray-net (UK), ARES (USA), Notfunk (DE), B-EARS (BE) and many other Emcomm partners and is a full GAREC member
For more information and contact the board, please send an email to contact (at) dares (.) nl
|Hans Baardscheer MPM||PE1AAY||Chairman|
|Jan Pieter Kraaier||PC0KR||Secretary|
|Gerard van Groningen||PD0JEW|
|Sjaak de Gouw||physician|
|Wim Visch||PG9W||DLCC Oestgeest / IARU1 Emergency Communications Coordinator|