Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service - R.A.C.E.S.

As part of the Federal Communication Commission's 47 CFR 97.407 Subpart E, Emergency Management maintains a Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service Volunteer Team. The purpose of this disaster volunteer team is to provide a critical back-up communication tool to support our community in times of dire need or in the event of an emergency which necessitates invoking the President's War Emergency Powers Act.

R.A.C.E.S. meets Tuesday evening at the Emergency Operations Center and performs radio checks on Sundays. You can learn more about our R.A.C.E.S. Team you can visit their website here Sedgwick County R.A.C.E.S.

Apply to be a R.A.C.E.S. Team Member

If you possess an Amateur Radio License and you're interested in joining our R.A.C.E.S. team, you can Apply here at our Public Safety Volunteer Management Tool SGReDI.