Local ATS Affiliations
Here, we listed some of the ATS affiliations and interests, reflecting our diversity. Please click on the logo or link to delve further into these areas:
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Amature Radio Relay League: ARRL Logo spacer Founded in 1914, the Amateur Radio Relay Leage (ARRL) is dedicated to helping messages get across the country. In much the same way as the "Pony Express" got messages across the country, by relaying the bag of mail from one rider to the next, the original ARRL members handed off messages (called "traffic") from one radio operator to the next... [More]
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Amateur Radio Emergency Service spacer The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. [More]
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Oklahom Emergency Management spacer Emergency Communications (emcomm) is at the heart of what the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) uses to give Amateur Radio Operators bandwidth. The FCC recognized that with the average sprinkling of Ham operators nation wide... [More]
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Skywarn Program spacer Founded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N.O.A.A.), the National Weather Service (N.W.S.) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. N.W.S. data and products form a national information database and infrastructure... [More]
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Emergency Communications: RACES spacer Founded in 1952, the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) is a public service provided by a reserve (volunteer) communications group within government agencies in times of extraordinary need. During periods of RACES activation, certified unpaid amature radio operators and other personnel are called upon to perform many tasks for the government agencies they serve. Although the exact nature of each activation will be different, the common thread is communications... [More]