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!
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.