RRI First Quarter EmComm Exercise – April 24, 2021

The First Quarter 2021 emergency communications exercise will emphasize portable operation. A scoring system is used to encourage a diversity of capabilities while rewarding field-expedient solutions, operator skill and overall station performance. The exercise is open to individual radio amateurs, radio clubs, and emergency communications organizations Worldwide. This exercise should be of interest to traffic […]

New CW Training Broadcast Schedule Effective January 1, 2021

A new CW Training Broadcast Schedule Effective January 1, 2021 has been released. These CW training broadcasts occur on the first and third Wednesday (Tuesday local time in North America) at 0001Z on 14060 kHz: 0100Z on 7060 kHZ; 0200Z on 3560 kHz. A complete description of this program may be found here: http://radio-relay.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/RRI-Weekly-Broadcast-Schedule-Effective-2021-1-FA.pdf

RRI Training On-Line Classes Scheduled for November, 2020

In keeping with our on-going cycle of public service communications training classes, Radio Relay International will be presenting the following classes during the month of November, 2020: Emergency Communications Planning (Class TR-006): This class introduces the student to basic disaster telecommunications theory, discusses the emergency management cycle and how its applied to telecommunications resources, how […]

Additional Webinar Scheduled – Intro to RRI and the Inter-national traffic system

Due to extremely high interest, we have scheduled a second session of our webinar entitled “Introduction to Radio Relay International and the Inter-national traffic system” to take place on Tuesday, October 13 from 1:00-PM to 3:30-PM EDT (1700Z to 1930Z).  The class covers the structure of the traffic system, its international affiliates, and the structure […]

Army MARS Messages via RRI-NTS Networks

All United States traffic operators are advised that U.S. Army MARS may be injecting Radiogram-ICS213 messages into the traffic system in advance of a planned interoperability exercise on a date(s) yet to be determined. Please distribute the following QNC announcement to all RRI and NTS traffic networks. Thank you: http://radio-relay.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/QNC-RADIOGRAM-ALL-US-TRAFFIC-OPS-311531Z-AUG-2020.pdf

Updated Emergency Plan Released

RRI has released its updated National Emergency Communications Response Guidelines. The updated plan includes changes made in response to stakeholder input and evaluation of several emergency exercises conducted over the past two years. A copy is available on our Publications Page at: http://radio-relay.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/RRI-NECRP-2020-8-1-Final-Approved.pdf