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  • IEMA/RACES

    02/02/2010 | Illinois Teams with Amateur Radio Operators to Create RACES Program

    A newly forged partnership between Amateur Radio operators throughout the state of Illinois and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) will provide an additional layer of emergency communications during disasters. The agreement creates the State
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  • OreDist

    05/07/2009 | Hams Provide Communications as 911 Service Goes Offline in Oregon

    With snow and ice impacting all parts of the Pacific Northwest, local ARES® groups are on the job assisting served agencies, including local Emergency Operations Centers. According to District Emergency Coordinator for Oregon's District One David Kidd
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  • 04/14/2009 | Italy Discontinues HF Earthquake Net

    On April 10, Italy's Dipartimento della Protezione Civile announced that as of April 11, they would be closing down all organized emergency communications support on HF frequencies that had been set up after the April 6 earthquake that struck the tow
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