New slide series – Introduction to the National SOS Radio Network and Neighborhood Hamwatch programs

A brief introductory power-point training program explaining the purpose and structure of the National SOS Radio Network and Neighborhood Hamwatch programs is now available. These programs are designed to enhance neighborhood emergency communications preparedness while increasing the efficiency of local Amateur Radio Service emergency communications programs.

RRI Third Quarter EmComm Exercise 18 August 2018

On Saturday, August 18, Radio Relay International will be conducting its Third Quarter Emergency Communications Exercise in cooperation with REACT International. This exercise is open to all RRI Registered Radio Operators, individual radio amateurs and local EmComm organizations. The exercise, held in conjunction with Earth Ex 2018, is designed to expose RRI personnel to the […]

New Documents added to Hamwatch Section

A recent Amateur Radio Newsline article has generated interest in Radio Relay International’s National SOS Radio Network and Hamwatch programs. These closely related programs are part of an integrated approach to leverage FRS and GMRS radio communications assets to build organic and responsive networks and relationships, which extend into the neighborhood and community service level. The […]

RRI Board Member Panelist at FCC EmComm Workshop

RRI Board member Marty Ray (N9SE) represented RRI as a panelist at the Dayton FCC Emergency Communications Workshop. Panelists included representatives from FEMA, the Federal SHARES program, US Air Force and US Army MARS and the Federal Communications Commission. During the workshop, the FCC outlined concerns and recommendations being considered to improve emergency communications response […]