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Category: ARRL Reference Documents (
Form for sending formal, written radiograms (a.k.a. "traffic").
FSD-187 ARRL Application for Station Appointment
Form for applying for Official Emergency Station, Official Relay Station, etc.
FSD-218 Relief Emergency / Routine Messages Recommended Precedences
Abbreviations, prosigns, and other such things commonly used in traffic handling.
Category: Local Emergency Resources (
Worcester Emergency Management Department
The City's emergency management agency, our primary served agency.
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
MEMA, our second most served agency.
Southern New England Navy / Marine Corps MARS
Our area's navy / MC MARS.
Central Massachusetts Two Meter Traffic Net
Local traffic net on W1BIM repeater.
Worcester County Search and Rescue
Volunteer SAR team
American Red Cross of Central and Western Massachusetts
The local chapter of the ARC.
Connecticut ARES Region 4
ARES just south of Worcester County.
WX1BOX NWS Taunton Skywarn
SKYWARN Weather Spotter website for the area.
CERT Teams in Massachusetts
FEMA's Citizen Emergency Response Teams in our area.
Category: National Emergency Resources (
American Radio Relay League
The National Association for Amateur Radio
National Weather Service's SKYWARN Weather Spotter program
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Branch of U.S. Department of Homeland Security that deals with large scale emergency management.
Community Emergency Response Team Program
National program to train citizens to help during emergencies and disasters.
The Northeast States Emergency Consortium
NESEC develops, promotes, and coordinates comprehensive "all-hazards" emergency management activities throughout the Northeast.
National Strategy for Homeland Security
Priorities given to DHS, etc.
The American Red Cross
One of the premier disaster assistance organizations.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Promotes health, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
Federal Communications Commission
Charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.
Navy / Marine Corps MARS
"Serving Those Who Serve"
Mass Gets Prepared
Grassroots "get prepared" effort on the state level.
Category: Preparedness Assistance (
Emergency supplies provider
First aid, survival, and disaster preparedness equipment
Disaster preparedness supplies and logistics
FEMA's grassroots strategy to bring together government and community leaders to involve citizens in all-hazards emergency preparedness and resilience.
Category: General Amateur Radio Resources (
ARRL Western MA Section
The section of ARRL in MA that contains Worcester County and all counties westw.
Public Service Events in New England
Amateur radio public service event opportunities in throughout New England.
Volunteer Examiner organization, and resource for amateur radio tests
Popular amateur radio news and call sign database
Central Massachusetts Amateur Radio Association
Local general interest amateur radio club in the area
Online podcasts of Worcester and Springfield police and fire frequencies
WPI Wireless Association
WPI based amateur radio club
New England Spectrum Management Council
Frequency coordination body for amateur operations in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
K1IW Amateur Repeater and Broadcast Transmitters Database
Popular way to locate nearby repeaters
Large amateur radio resource guide.
Sun, May 19 at 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Worcester County ARES Net
Mon, May 20 at 8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Worcester Emergency Net
Tue, May 21 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sun, May 26 at 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Worcester County ARES Net
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