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 



May 25, 1995  Mayfest Hail Storm



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.


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