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County Civil Defense
The Kauai Civil Defense Agency is located at 3990 Kaana Street in Lihue.
Statewide Yellow Net
State Civil Defense uses the call sign KTI 87 and transmits on 155.715 MHz from Birkheimer Tunnel in Diamond Head.
County Civil Defense Operations
All radio communications specific to Kauai County take place on the 800 MHz trunked radio system. Information on this system can be found here.
Siren Warning Network and EAS
A warning network consisting of sirens and the Emergency Alert System (EAS) is tested on the first state working day of each month. The EAS can be monitored on 161.640 MHz.
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
Ham radio operators with RACES training use the following frequency on the amateur two-meter band to transmit messages to State Civil Defense at Diamond Head, Oahu:
FREQUENCY LOCATION 147.040+ Kauai County Building, Lihue
Other radio frequencies are available to amateur radio operators. Please see the amateur radio section for more information.
Radio Call Signs
No information is available at this time. If you have any information, please contact me.
Amateur radio operators use their assigned call signs issued by the Federal Communications Commission, or at the discretion of the net control station, tactical call signs along with the assigned FCC call sign of the station transmitting.
For More Information
Official Kauai Civil Defense Agency website: http://www.kauai.gov/Default.aspx?tabid=45
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