Amateur Radio Volunteers Needed

Post Date:07/05/2017 10:27 AM

The City of Grand Prairie Office of Emergency Management is seeking licensed amateur radio volunteers for our Grand Prairie Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) organization which is comprised of licensed volunteer amateur radio operators who can volunteer their time and equipment to provide supplemental communications for:

  • Supporting federal, state, and local agencies with supplemental emergency communications during a disaster
  • Supporting public service events
  • Supporting any event at the request of the City of Grand Prairie
  • Providing SKYWARN ground truth reports to National Weather Service during severe weather.

To learn more on how you can participate, contact Grand Prairie’s Office of Emergency Management at oem@gptx.org or 817-237-8333.

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