Despite the complexity of modern commercial communications - or perhaps BECAUSE they are so complex - Amateur Radio operators are regularly called upon to provide communications when other systems are down or overloaded.
How to Get Started
Find out how to get started in Amateur Radio. Learn More
Find a Club
Find a club in your area to help with licensing, mentoring and fun! Learn More
How will you communicate?
The fastest way to turn a crisis into a total disaster is to lose communication Learn More
Ham Radio Works
How and why hams have been the "people behind the curtain that make the heroes look good." Learn More
Real World Stories
Tales of hams in action Learn More
There's also a FUN side to Amateur Radio Learn More
What FEMA says:
Craig Fugate, the head of FEMA, knows a lot about Amateur Radio and its uses in disasterous situations. Listen to what he says about it....