The Conspiracy That Never Was

ARRL has built an infrastructure for EmComm within our public service organization that we call the Amateur Radio Emergency Service®, or ARES®. This is both an organization and a framework for people to volunteer, take needed training, join a local group, and then practice or drill to ensure readiness when required. It is the responsibility of your Section Manager to ensure that the position of Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC) is staffed and managing emergency communications.

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