City Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Service
(NYC-ARECS) is a NYC based auxiliary communications service. The
organization is made up of amateur radio
operators who are trained and dedicated to providing radio communications
for governments, civil-preparedness and relief agencies during periods
of local, regional, or national civil emergencies.
may include situations such as power failures, explosions, fires,
floods, earthquakes or terrorist activities. NYC-ARECS is a participant
in the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Partners in Preparedness
program and a member of DHS FEMA's National Preparedness Coalition.