- An Introduction to ARES: Amateur Radio Emergency Service Online Manual (highly recommended!)
- ARRL Online Course EC-001, introduction to Emergency Communication (very comprehensive, recommended)
- ARES Field Resources Manual ($12.95, highly recommended)
- ARES Field Resources Manual Online version
- Amateur Radio Public Service Handbook ($34.95, recommended but pricey!)
FEMA INDEPENDENT ONLINE STUDY PROGRAM
FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute provides many online course free for charge. ARES members are encouraged to take this training. IS-100b is especially important, as it explains the concept of the Incident Command System.