Purpose: To coordinate and develop net controllers for the Kent County RACES / SAR / KCARPSC / skywarn volunteer emergency programs.
Responsibilities / Duties:
– Developing New Net Controllers
– Training net controllers on technology and radio protocols.
– Creating Training requirements for Net Controllers and job titles
– Running Net’s or assigning net controllers for the following:
— Skywarn activation’s
— SAR Activation’s
— RACES Activation’s
— KCARES Activation’s / Special Events
Reports to: Deputy Director – Support / Logistics
Net Controllers are NOT required to be in the field. They should have
a basic understanding of radio communications and should be willing to
be available at odd hours to run net control from home. Net
controllers should have a amateur radio station capable of reaching
all of the local repeaters within Kent County. Along with a computer
to watch radar and coordinate net control efforts.