Certification Program - Emergency Communications
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|Throughout the world and across time, amateur
radio operators are known by their unique ability to reuse their interest
in radio to communicate during times of emergency and disaster. A
number of amateurs radio operators volunteer with established agencies
that are active during emergencies and disasters, such as:
In response to wide-spread interest, the American Radio Relay League (ARRL)
is embarking on a program to certify amateurs that have successfully passed
self-study courses on emergency communications.
Government agencies such as Civil Defense, police and fire departments
Relief agencies such as the American Red Cross and Salvation Army
Community groups such as churches, Boy and Girl Scouts
A team of seasoned emergency communications experts are providing the
ARRL with input to the courseware that will lead to the certification program.
The goal is to complete the submission to ARRL by July 31, 2000.
are visitor number
since May 28, 2000
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