COMMUNICATIONS
 
PROVIDES SUPPORT TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR COMMUNITY EVENTS.
VOLUNTEERS OF ALL WALKS OF LIVE PROVIDE THEIR EXPERTISE AND EQUIPMENT FOR PUBLIC SERVICE.
Volunteer Radio Operators
PROVIDE THEIR OWN FIELD EQUIPMENT WHICH INCLUDES:
HAND-HELD RADIOS.
MOBILE TW0-WAY RADIOS.
PORTABLE BASE STATIONS.
PORTABLE ANTENNAS.
RADIO OPERATOR TYPES
FOUR TYPES OF RADIO OPERATORS PROVIDE SUPPORT
NET CONTROL STATIONS.
REST STOP/AID STATION OPERATORS.
SHADOW OPERATORS.
SAG (support & gear) OPERATORS.
NET CONTROL
IS THE FOCAL POINT FOR RADIO OPERATIONS
MAINTAINS AN ORDERLY AND EFFECTIVE CONTROL OF RADIO MESSAGES.
TRACKS RESOURCES.
RECORD ALL INCIDENTS AND RADIO MESSAGES.
REST STOP/AID STATION OPERATORS
ENABLE CONSTANT CONTACT BETWEEN NET CONTROL AND THE REST STOP OR AID STATION.
REMAIN IN CONTACT WITH THE SITE LEADER.
MAINTAIN AWARENESS OF SITE OPERATIONS WITHOUT INTERFERING WITH NORMAL OPERATIONS.
SHADOW OPERATORS
ACCOMPANY AN EVENT OFFICIAL ENABLING CONSTANT CONTACT
MAYBE ON FOOT OR MOBILE.
ARE UNOBTRUSIVE IN THE VICINITY OF THE PERSON.
INTERJECT WHEN ONLY COMMUNICATIONS ARE NEEDED.
SAG (support and gear) OPERATORS
ENABLE CONTACT BETWEEN THE SAG VEHICLE AND EVENT OFFICIALS.
TYPICALLY RIDES IN VEHICLE THAT PROVIDES TRANSPORTATION OR LOGISTIC DURING AN EVENT.
MAYBE CALLED UPON TO ASSIST THE DRIVER WITH MAP READING, OBSERVING ROAD CONDITION, ECT.
MAYBE ASSIGNED TO A SUPPLY VAN, CHASE VEHICLE, BUS, AMBULANCE, ECT.
WHY USE AMATEUR RADIO AT YOUR EVENT?
ADVANTAGES OF AMATEUR RADIO
RADIO OPERATORS EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THE FLOW OF YOUR IMPORTANT EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS.
ENABLES IMMEDIATE CONTACT AND COORDINATION WITH OTHER EVENT OFFICIALS OR EVENT VEHICLES.
YOUR INFORMATION CAN BE PASSED TO AN INDIVIDUAL OR TO ALL YOUR STAFF.
ENABLES COORDINATION WITH AGENCY'S THAT CAN'T COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER SUCH AS POLICE CARS AND AMBULANCES.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO RENT COSTLY EQUIPMENT.
PORTABILITY AND FLEXIBILITY OF OUR RADIO EQUIPMENT AND OUR OPERATORS.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
NBARC
PO BOX 1033
MIMS, FLORIDA 32754
OR
E-MAIL OUR PUBLIC SERVICE COORDINATOR N1RFD
 
"HAMS"
WORKING FO THE FUTURE OF AMATEUR RADIO
North Brevard ARC