The building, organization, and maintenance of an Amateur Radio unit that will support and enhance The Salvation Army's emergency communication potential during a disaster.
The training of Amateur Radio personnel in their specific responsibilities serving The Salvation Army, in a given Disaster.
During a Disaster, the establishment of Amateur Radio personnel as primary, secondary or ancillary communications support to The Salvation Army.
The effecting and maintenance of rapport between local Amateur Radio entities, and The Salvation Army.
The initial steps in securing agreements with repeater groups for the use of their repeater during a Disaster.
Researching the cutting edge of technologic potential in use of Amateur Radio Volunteer response to expedite further Disaster events.
The training of other Disaster Team members in the potential benefit of Amateur Radio and the means to functionally access to during an event. This includes specifically command personnel in the response.
Where indicated, assisting persons from the Emergency Disaster Team with the opportunity to receive their own Amateur Radio licenses.
To find and train a capable substitute.
The ARLO Qualifications:
a. The candidate MUST be a member of SATERN
b. The candidate MUST be a General or higher license class.
c. The candidate should have had some experience in Emergency Disaster work.
Click here to find a list of the active SATERN members.
Besides the ACTIVE Amateur Radio operator list, here is a list of those members that are not or have not been active: Click here