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|Licensed Radio Amateurs in Service
| SATERN is the official emergency
communications service of The Salvation Army SATERN, a group of licensed
Amateur Radio Operators providing emergency communications support for
Salvation Army operations in local,
regional, and international
disaster and emergency situations.
Connected to the
Red Cross Safe and
| The Amateur Radio
Emergency Service (ARES) consists of licensed Amateur Radio Operators
who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their
local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when
| The "Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service,"
RACES is a protocol created by the
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications
Commission. RACES volunteer operators are licensed Amateur Radio Operators
certified by a civil defense agency to be able to communicate on Amateur Radio
frequencies during drills, exercises and emergencies. They are activated by
local, county and state jurisdictions and are the only Amateur Radio operators
authorized to transmit during declared emergencies when the President of the
United States specifically invokes the War Powers Act.
The Hurricane Watch Net is a group of licensed
Amateur Radio Operators, trained and organized to provide essential weather
related communications support to the National Hurricane Center during times of
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1919 -- 2005
W1OP History Early
Note to W1OP
from Pres. Clinton,