FEMA Administrator Calls Ham Radio “Resilient” – ARRL

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Source: www.arrl.org

The working relationship between the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was put on solid ground when FEMA Director Craig Fugate (KK4INZ) and ARRL President Kay Craigie (N3KN) signed a formal Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on 18 July 2014 at the ARRL Centennial Convention in Hartford, Connecticut.  In signing the document, Fugate said, "Radio is one of the most resilient communications technologies we have…Amateur Radio can serve as a vital service in support of emergency responders and survivors during a disaster."  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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