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:

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:

Additional RRI On-Line Training Classes Announced

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 […]

March “QNI Newsletter” Now Available

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: