Fort Worth RACES is a group of over 350 FCC licensed Amateur Radio operators who volunteer their equipment and time to the citizens of North Texas
The City of Fort Worth RACES organization performs both the RACES (Radio Amateurs in Civil Emergency Service) for the Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management and the ARES® (Amateur Radio Emergency Service) functions for our local served agencies.
If you wish to be notified by SMS Text Message to your phone for all RACES Activations, please text the code word FWRACES to 99411
NWS Fort Worth will be hosting 3 ONLINE SKYWARN Classes! These classes are open to all North and Central Texas residents. Due to participant limitations, please register for only one class. Registration Links:
Wednesday March 18th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm:
Thursday March 26th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm :
Saturday March 28th @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am :
As you are aware, Fort Worth and Tarrant County are under Emergency Declarations in an effort to limit possible exposure to COVID-19. With these declarations in mind, until further notice we will not be working any public service events. We may be asked to take part in Skywarn related activities if we have severe weather. Please follow the advice of the CDC and local officials to limit your chance of becoming infected with the Corona virus.
1. Wash your hands often using Soap and Water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water is not available, hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content can be used instead.
2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
3. Put distance between yourself and other people.