Amateur Radio Emergency Communications
- Orange County, California.

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Local Emergency Communications Agencies:

Q: Tell me how to learn about the Orange County RACES organization?

A: The Orange County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (OC RACES) offers emergency communications classes and provides county-wide emergency communications services in times of disaster. The WEB site for OCRACES is http://www.ocraces.org. The OC RACES Chief Radio Officer is . Contact him for more information on RACES in Orange County, CA. Ken can also give you information on who to contact in your area if you live outside Orange County.

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Q: Tell me about Emergency Communications at the American Red Cross?

A: The American Red Cross also provides emergency communications services and has training classes as well. You can contact at the Red Cross office in Santa Ana - (714) 481-5336

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Q: Tell me about Emergency Communications Classes offered by ARRL?

A: The ARRL provides excellent on-line classes for emergency communications. See www.arrl.org and go to the ARRL COURSES link on the front page.

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Q: Tell me about Emergency Communications at City of Orange Auxillary Radio?

A: If you live or work in the City of Orange, you are invited to learn about the activities of and services provided by COAR (City of Orange Auxillary Radio - A RACES affiliate). Contact the Chief Radio Officer, , or call the Orange Police Volunteers Officer at (714) 744-7328.

Many other cities have similar programs. Check with your city's Fire, Police or Volunteer Department .

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Q: Can you provide contact info on the California Office of Emergency Services? (OES)?

A: OCARC club-member is personally involved with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services. He can talk with you in depth about the OES organization.

This page last updated on 24 March 2007
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454