RADIO AMATEUR CIVIL EMERGENCY SERVICE (RACES) TRAINING
The RACES training materials allow participants to obtain training from the comfort of their homes. RACES candidates must successfully complete an examination and receive background check clearance. After RACES certification is earned, additional FEMA NIMS training must be completed to maintain certification.
The training materials are available without charge to those who would like to use them for training purposes provided that (1) prior permission is obtained, and (2) the user places the appropriate copyright notice, "Copyright © 2006, Virginia RACES, Inc." and acknowledgments of Virginia RACES and Arlington County RACES on the materials. Contact:
RACES Class Training Materials:
Class 1 - Introduction to Emergency Communications / RACES. Class 1 Materials: PDF -- PowerPoint® -- MP3
Class 2 - Operating Procedures for Voice Nets. Class 2 Materials: PDF -- PowerPoint®
Class 3 - Message Handling. Class 3 Materials: PDF -- PowerPoint® -- WAV
Class 4 - Personal Preparedness and Equipment Recommendations. Class 4 Materials: PDF -- PowerPoint®
Class 5 - RACES Functions in the EOC. Class 5 Materials: PDF -- PowerPoint®
Additional Training Materials:
Log (MS Word)-- Op Brief (MS Word)-- Message Form (PDF)-- Comm Plan (PDF)-- Vehicle Equipment Checklist (MS Word)--
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