Certification Program - Emergency Communications
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is the mission for the team?
To further the education
and preparedness of amateur radio operators by developing a program which
ARRL will use to certify ARRL members as emergency communicators.
The program establishes some minimum credentials for those individuals
engaged in emergency communications on behalf of the ARRL and amateur radio.
This course will provide a baseline communication level training that will
assure all areas in the U.S. of this person's minimum emergency communication
are the goals?
is in the scope for the team?
Determine the appropriate content for
certification and study guides.
Deliver study guide material for Level
1 students by July 31, 2000
Delivery of study guides for Levels
2 and 3 by August 31, 2000.
To define the process which the deliverables
will be produced.
To define the principles for amateur
radio operators to follow in support of emergency communications.
is out of scope for the team?
Final editing and production of
the study guides. This will be done by the ARRL certification and
publications department. The ARRL certification and publications
departments is to report back to the team on revisions that are made to
assure its content is not altered. A smaller subset of the team will
assist them with this function to assure quality of the product.
are the ground rules for the team?
are visitor number
since May 27, 2000
Try to be open-minded.
Make it user friendly.
Look at "what has worked" elsewhere.
Use what works, but improve it, if
possible, based on collective experience.
It will be a guide of recommended practices.
Accept that this compilation is not
going to be perfect for everyone in all circumstances and that it must
be used with judgment according to the situation at hand.
Comments are welcome.
Pat Lambert, W0IPL
is the focal point of the effort.
Ron Hashiro, AH6RH
is the webmaster for the team charter.
Dan Miller, K3UFG
is the ARRL staff person for the effort.
Find out more by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright © 2000 Ron
Updated: May 28, 2000