What is Emergency Communications all about? Check out the ARRL site .
Many Ham Radio operators are also involved with emergency communications that support their local or regional communities.
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Organizations
ACS = Auxiliary Communications Service
ARES = Amateur Radio Emergency Service (sponsored by ARRL)
ARPSC = Amateur Radio Public Service Corps
CERT = Community Emergency Response Team
EMCOMM = Emergency Communications
EMA = Emergency Management Agency
NWS = National Weather Service
OEM = Office of EmergencyManagement
Pasco County has an organization that supports the county and you can get more information here.
Websites in Florida
Marion County Emergency
Radio Communications Team (MERT)Marion County ARESMarion
County ARESMartin County ARES/RACESNorth Florida ARES
County ARESOsceola County ARESPalm Beach County ARES/RACESPalm Beach County
ARES/RACESPalm Beach County SKYWARNPasco
County RACES/ARES/SKYWARNPinellas County
ARES/RACESPolk County ARESPutnam
County ARES (PC ARES)Saint Lucie County SKYWARN