With the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays quickly approaching, please make note of the following meeting changes for the rest of 2022.

Dec. 7th & 14th – The regular Wednesday “Check In” will be held at the EOC MERT Radio room.

Dec. 17th – MERT Monthly Meeting is cancelled for December.

Dec. 21st & 28thMERT’s Wednesday “Check In” are cancelled for these dates so all can enjoy the Holiday’s!


On January 25th after the MERT Check In…. participants will join the Florida Emergency Management Region 3 & 5 Exercise beginning at 11 am till 1 PM. This event occurs on the last Wednesday of each month and uses several different methods of communications verifying proper operations. 

ALL MERT Members need to be familiar and confident with the different systems of contacting other County EOC’s in our area of Florida. This includes VHF, HF, Email, Winlink, SHARES and satellite telephone.


MERT, CERT, HEC, ARES and the General Public is welcomed to attend. 10 am at the EOC.


This website is for the MERT radio operators and the CERT volunteers in Marion County, Florida. It is used to pass information relating to each group, promote the use of amateur radio and pass along useful information to operate during emergencies for public safety.

The opinions expressed herein are not endorsed by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.