Connecticut ARES - Region 3 DEC: George Lillenstein, AB1GL Asst DEC: Bill Storey, AB1LZ
Connecticut ARES - Region 3     DEC: George Lillenstein, AB1GL     Asst DEC: Bill Storey, AB1LZ

Where to Find Us:

CT ARES Section 3 DEC
(District Emergency Coordinator)

George Lillenstein, AB1GL
39a Downey Dr
Manchester, CT 06040

Phone: +1 860 289-1445 (H)

                 860 716-3367 (Cell)

                 860 645-5449 (Work) (leave voicemail here only)



The DEC's schedule:



Nov 26 -- Manchester Road Race, AB1GL co-net control with N1WKO and N1RMF

Jan 1 -- BEARS T-Hunt. Start 1 pm at parking lot of the Wapping School in South Windsor, CT.


About A R E S

ARES is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, the field arm of the American Radio Relay League. 


Our special focus is the use of Amateur Radio for emergency communications, and the recruiting and training of a pool of skilled radio operators to be available in times of emergency.


ARES in Connecticut supports requests for auxiliary communications from state and municipal governments, public health entities, and non-profit providers such as the Red Cross and Salvation Army.  


For a  detailed list of training available, see the training page of the state ARES web site, CTARES.ORG.


IMPORTANT!  Whenever there is an ARES activation, leadership will notify and assign tasks ONLY to those who have current records in the ARES member database.  Go to and update your record now!


2015 Connecticut ARES SET



Each ARRL section holds an annual drill with participation by ARES, Skywarn, and NTS hams using all the nets and modes at their disposal.  The Connecticut section's 2015 SET was held from Nov. 13 to 15.


Region 3 EC's and Net Managers -- if you have not already done so, please download, fill in, and submit

the scoring forms from the links below, to with cc's to


For Net Controls after the CT ARES SET

EC Report (Microsoft Document)
Editable document for reporting CT ARES Region 3 ham participation, all modes, within your towns
Form A SET 2015.docx
Microsoft Word document [24.5 KB]
Net Manager Report (Microsoft Document)
Editable document for reporting all nets including tactical, resource, skywarn, and NTS traffic to the regional 3 DEC and ADEC
Form B SET 2015.docx
Microsoft Word document [21.1 KB]

If you cannot edit a MS DOCX format, see the Downloads page for a PDF version of forms A and B.

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