Monroe County Amateur Radio Emergency Services
County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
Monroe County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)
Monroe County SKYWARN
The principal mission of the above mentioned groups is to, when called upon, provide emergency communications for the communities of Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
In addition, the following items are also considered to be fundamental purposes for which our groups have been established:
Amateur radio operators will provide communications services to community organizations for special events such as parades, foot or bicycle races, etc., whenever appropriate for the purpose of training and enhancement of communications skills of its members.
The leadership will strive to establish and maintain a effective working relationship between itself and the Monroe County Office of Emergency Services.
The membership will help establish a self-contained network of amateur radio stations or other necessary equipment in locations deemed appropriate for provision of critical information flow in an emergency situation.
The groups will establish and constantly improve efficient procedures for contacting members under emergency conditions and for assigning them to critical locations.
Publicity for amateur radio activities will be provided in order to obtain more public and government awareness of and support for the group and its capabilities.
New members will be sought by in order to maintain and expand our necessary capabilities .
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