Genesee County Auxiliary Radio Service


Welcome to the Genesee County Auxiliary Radio Service. Embodying the principles of AUXCOMM, we strive to provide served agencies with communication capabilities in training, resources, and qualified professionals.

Please check back frequently for updates.

GCARES Training

Tuesday, March. 28, 2023 at 7:00 PM

American Red Cross
1401 S Grand Traverse St, Flint, MI 48503

SKYWARN Training

Saturday March 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Genesee County Administration Building
1011 Beach St., Flint, MI 48502
3rd Floor Commissioners Auditorium  

The National Weather Service in partnership with the Genesee County Sheriff Office of Emergency Management and GCARES is holding an in-person SKYWARN spotter training. This is open to the public and we encourage all who can to attend and help prepare yourself and family, and help your community during severe weather.      

Find about more information about SKYWARN at the National Weather Service's SKYWARN website.

Siren Testing 

Warning siren testing resumes March 4, 2023. See the updated Siren Testing Information for details about sirens which need testing and upcoming testing dates.

Testing will resume again in March, 2023. More details will be posted as we get closer to that date.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is much confusion about Genesee County's recent switch to an AUXCOMM model. Please read the following FAQ for more information. 

Contact Us

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