Resources: Training for EmComm Operators
  Neighborhood Emergency Radio Project | Ham Radio @ SAR City. | (white paper) What to Do When the Telephone, Cellphone and Internet Fails in a Disaster? | (option) Satellite Phones. | (option) MURS. | (option) FRS/GRMS Frequently Asked Questions | FRS/GMRS As Emergency Radios | FRS/GMRS Equipment. | Using FRS/GMRSs. | (option) CB. | (option) Ham Radio. | List:  Emergencies Hams Helped In | In Honor of Jerry Martin, W6TQF, and Reid Blackburn, KA7AMF | Ham Licensing. | Practice Ham Exams. | Ham Radio Classes. | Ham Exams. | Ham Radio in the Schools, Grants, and Emergency Communcations. | x | Legal Aspects of Emergency Communications | Links: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Organizations | Volunteering, Legal Aspects and Pitfalls. | 2006, Ham Radio @ SoRo NC. | 2006, Ham Radio @ DONE Congress. | 2007, Ham Radio @ So. Central NC. | 2007, Ham Radio @ SAR City. | 2007, La Mirada Drill. | 2007, Culver City Drill. | Personal Preparedness. | Go-Kit. | Resources: Training for EmComm Operators. | Propagation.  | Antenna Restrictions and EmComm. | Understanding Antennas. | NVIS Antenna. | Unobstrusive Antennas. | Antennas Projects - HF. | Antenna Projects - VHF/UHF. | More Antenna Projects. | Safety and First Aid. | Mobile and Portable Stations. | Emergency Power. | Emergency Alerts. | Favorite Links  

A License and a Radio are Not Enough to Become an Emergency Communications (EmComm) Operator


WB2LUA Amateur Radio Emergency Training Course A comprehensive self-study course.  Free.  
American Radio Relay League - EmComm Courses ARRL offers three levels of EmComm courses.  Fee charged; based on member or non-membership status.  
American Radio Relay League - Public Service Communications Manual Free download. 
American Radio Relay League - Recommended EmComm Publications Recommend books, forms, software.  


International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Free downloads of select chapters of ITU books.  Downloading the full book involves a charge. 



W0IPL's Basic EmComm Coordinator Training A self-study for those seeking to be coordinators of emergency communications.   
Communications Academy

Training for volunteer and professional emergency communicators in the northwest US.   




W0IPL's EmComm Jargon Glossory Jargon can be confusing.  Not everyone in a sub-cutlure udnerstands its jargon.  WOILP helps people understand the jargon of the EmComm sub-culture.