If you plan on attending, pre-registration is highly recommended so that you guarantee a seat, since seating is limited.
Please plan to arrive before 10am, as this is when the presentation will start.
The Lansing Area/Ingham County Amateur Radio Public Service Corps is a volunteer emergency communications group. The group is organized under the ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), and the FEMA-administered Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES). R.A.C.E.S. groups are chartered by local governments; the Lansing Area group is sponsored by, and has formal working relations with, the City of Lansing Emergency Management Division, and the Ingham County Sheriff's Department.
To build a coordinated resource of trained communicators, infrastructure and capabilities to assist our community by providing emergency and supplemental communications.
The Lansing / Ingham ARPSC will establish a voluntary organization of competent communicators with enhanced capabilities and a resilient infrastructure to support the community. This will be accomplished through, planning, recruitment, training and professionalism.
Amateur Radio in our area was recently put in the spotlight with a Joint Tribute of Recognition, naming Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 as Amateur Radio Appreciation Day in and for the City of Mason. Lansing Area / Ingham County ARPSC was specifically recognized for our weather spotting and all groups for their participation in Field Day and emergency communication efforts. Look at the full text below!