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Northern Alameda County Amateur Radio Emergency Services and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services   


Our mission is to provide civil emergency communication services when requested by our customers the cities of Albany and Berkeley, CA; The University of California, Berkeley; and Alta Bates Hospital. All licensed amateur radio operators are invited to join us.  ( Learn More )



 Please be advised that NALCO ARES/RACES has suspended in-person monthly meetings until further notice to comply with local social distancing measures and to reduce the potential COVID-19 exposure risk to the membershipand guests. NALCOwill continue to meet on the first Thursday of each month at 1930 hours by online meeting. All local amateurs are invited to participate, and can obtain online meeting access information by contactinganyNALCO Executive Officer.

NALCO meets on the first Thursday of each month at 19:30 local time at the Berkeley Fire Department Division of Training Alternate Emergency Operations Center 997 Cedar Street (between 8th and 9th Streets) or at locations announced on the nets. Please enter via the Cedar Street door. [ Map ]


2021 NALCO Executive ContactsDonations
President W7WEB   Weldon Bradstreet 
Vice President KJ6TXA   Lynn Zummo
Secretary KM6SNR   John Palmer
Treasurer KI6FAH   Lynn Palmer
Emergency Coordinator /    
     RACES Radio Officer K6GSE   Glen Epperson
 Asst. Emergency Coordinators KK6UVG   Rob Adair
NALCO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible.
We accept donations via PayPal:
Or by check made out to NALCO and sent to:

NALCO ¤  P.O. Box 574 ¤  Berkeley, CA 94701
email: treasurer at n6brk.org

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Frequencies and weekly nets


FrequencyOffset/ToneWeekly NetNotes
147.2550 + 600 kHz / 123.0   Low-level RACES (Repeater-Tactical)
147.480 N/A   Simplex (Tactical)
224.900 -1.6Mhz / 131.8   Low-level ARES/RACES (Secondary)
440.900 +5MHz / 131.8 Thu 19:15 Low-level ARES/RACES (PRIMARY)