Where Hams fit into the Incident Command System

In this episode of ARRL’s monthly On The Air podcast: “The March/April 2023 issue of On the Air featured an article on The Incident Command System and Amateur Radio, that introduced the Incident Command System (ICS), an emergency management system that public safety agencies use to respond to everything from small incidents to large-scale emergencies. ARRL Director of Emergency Management Josh Johnston, KE5MHV, joins this episode of the podcast to share more about the system’s origins and uses, where and how amateur radio operators fit into the system, and where to get ICS training.”1

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About the ARRL On The Air Podcast

On the Air podcast complements the bimonthly On the Air magazine (an ARRL membership benefit) with additional resources, techniques, and hints.

The host of On The Air is Becky Schoenfeld, W1BXY. The first episode of On The Air was published on January 16, 2020.

About ARRL On The Air

On The Air is a collection of resources for new ham radio licensees:

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  1. “Where Hams fit into the Incident Command System”, blubrry podcasting, retrieved April 18 2023, https://blubrry.com/arrlontheair/95601800/where-hams-fit-into-the-incident-command-system/↩︎