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Getting on the air at Diamond Head Emergency Communications

These are some questions that are frequently asked about emergency communications in Hawaii. See also "What is Emergency Communications and why do we need it?"

Enjoy, and feel free to drop me an e-mail if you have any questions.


Past Events

July 27, 2011

What are some examples of past events in Hawaii that highlighted the need for Emergency Communications?

What role can I play?

July 27, 2011

Various organizations that are active during emergencies are looking for skilled radio operators and technicians to provide emergency communications. If you are a licensed amateur radio operator, you may be able to volunteer your services in the effort.

  • What are some of the critical factors that determine success?
  • Being available and in position to handle the emergency messages is the most important factor. Being prepared, trained and equipped before the need arises are among the key factors in success. If you need to run to the stores when the alert is given, you are not prepared to succeed.

  • How can I get involved?
  • If this interests you, you may wish to contact the people listed on the emergency communications organizations page and find out more.


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