Category Archives: News

Donation Received

The Cascade Cream Puff race went great with communication set up at three aid stations and the base. A donation was received from the event organizers. Thank you.

LCSARO to Aid in Emergency Response for the August Eclipse

Lane County will be providing mutual aid to Linn County with communications and emergency response before, during and after the Eclipse on August 21, 2017. The Lane County Sheriff’s Amateur Radio Operators (LCSARO) will be setting up, monitoring, and maintaining our portable amateur radio repeater and the Lane County Search and Rescue (SAR) portable repeater to provide coverage… Read More »

LCSARO / Project Lifesaver in the News

02/25/2014 – The ARRL Letter Public Service: RDF Bracelet Helps Oregon Hams to Locate Missing Man Members of the Lane County (Oregon) Sheriff’s Amateur Radio Operators (LCSARO ( — an ARRL-Affiliated Club — used radio direction-finding techniques to locate a 78-year-old Eugene, Oregon, man suffering from dementia, who had gone missing. The man’s wife reported February 16 that… Read More »

Upcoming Public Service Events

LCSARO works at several public service events each year giving us a real life opportunity to test our skills. Last weekend we provided communications for the Cascade Cream Puff 100 mile mountain bike race in the hills above Westfir.  On August 17th we will be setting up at 10 different aid stations, tracking runners and providing communications at… Read More »

McKenzie River Trail Run

There will be a 50 miler as well as a 50K run this year.  Please contact Thomas Germaine if you are interested in helping.

LCSARO / Lane County ARES in the News

In response to the recent flood the county activated LCSARO/ARES and KVAL did a story on the involvement of the hams.  You can see the story by click on the link below: