RRI has published a list of a few of its accomplishments over the past five years. The purpose of this document is to highlight the time, energy and effort of our many volunteers and to give credit for their excellent work product. The evidence, in the form of increased participation and visibility is in; RRI […]
Throughout the Month of October, Army and Air Force MARS will be originating ICS-213 messages, which will be relayed into the traffic system for routing to the addressee. For most traffic operators, these will appear as standard radiograms, with perhaps some additional information and op notes attached. Some messages will be injected into the traffic […]
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: Click to access QNC-RADIOGRAM-ALL-US-TRAFFIC-OPS-311531Z-AUG-2020.pdf
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
Effective July 1, 2020, Radio Relay International will be implementing a series of weekly training broadcasts designed to prepare CW operators for participation in traffic nets. Training broadcasts consisting of radiogram training messages will be transmitted on 20, 40 and 80 meters. An outline of the program and the operating schedule may be found on […]
Do you want to prove your ability to copy the radiotelegraph code (“CW”) like a professional? This is your opportunity! Radio Relay International will be conducting a qualifying run on May 28 (UTC) during which radio operators can demonstrate their ability to copy radiogram message traffic at 20-wpm. An accuracy rate of 95-percent or better […]
In light of the very positive response to our on-going Radio Relay International training classes over the past two weeks, we are adding two additional classes to our curriculum. Registration for these classes is now open: Emergency Communications Planning: Wednesday, April 22, 17030Z to 2030Z. This class targets individuals and organizations involved in emergency communications […]
The Spring issue of the “QNI Newsletter” is now available. Articles include “Restructuring the Traffic System,” “CW – The Cockroach of EmComm,” “Narcissism, Narratives and Negativism,” “Beware of Incompetent Technicians,” “The World’s Longest Telegram,” “The YTG Story,” “Traffic in the Time of COVID-19,” and more: https://qninewsletterdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/qni-2020-3.pdf
The current pandemic situation in which many volunteers are at home and minimizing social contact creates an excellent opportunity for a meaningful EmComm training opportunity. All traffic system operators and interested EmComm volunteers are encouraged to participate in our March 24 & 25 training exercise.
The National Communications Emergency Response Plan will be activated on Sunday, March 1 to support an emergency communications exercise in North Florida. All traffic operators are asked to review the summary document and register on the sign-up schedule link if available to assist. Please sign-up at your earliest convenience.