The following items are the minimum required items when deploying to an emergency event or training exercise:
- 2-meter hand-held
- 2 meter mag-mount antenna and coax
- Paper and pencil
- ARES ID card and other credentials
- Extra batteries
- Appropriate clothing (see Uniform below)
- Food and water
When activated for Denver ARES activities involving our served agencies the following is acceptable attire:
- Khaki polo, long-sleeved shirt or short-sleeved shirt with Colorado ARES Denver County logo.
- Navy blue cargo pants
- Black shoes/boots.