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Amateur radio can be used to augment existing communications capacity during heavy activity or can be used as an auxiliary communication mode when the "normal" communications channels have failed or are degraded. This can occur due to natural disasters, such as fire, flood, earthquake, or man-made situations, such as cyber or infrastructure attacks, or simple equipment failures or equipment configuration errors.

Amateur radio provides an auxiliary communications capability that is not dependent on any other commercial or private system. Procedures have been developed and equipment has been deployed to support the following types of communications:


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Exercises

 


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This page was last updated 20-Oct-2019