Share this Nonprofit Email Facebook Twitter. Claim This Nonprofit. More Info. Add to Favorites. Get Badge. Mission : BEARS operates and maintains both a fixed Emergency Operations Center in Cocoa, and a Mobile Communications Unit that can deploy through out the state or region to provide communication support during disaster or planned public events.
Amateur Radio Learn new skills and make new friends around the World. Find a Local Club Your local club has many resources to help you get started in the hobby and service. The SFL staff is thanful to everyone who contributes to this amazing hobby in even the smallest degree. Looking forward to seeing everyone at the various ham get togethers in the section. Have you converted your 12 Volt equipment to Power Poles?
The equipment is used for relaying important information during hurricanes. Jones, a year-old resident of Mims, is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission FCC and is trained for emergency communications in severe weather such as hurricanes in Florida, and also in case of a terrorist attacks. Amateur Radio, known colloquially as ham radio, is a popular hobby and an important service that brings people significant information before, during and after severe weather. They also want to know how much food is available and if water supplies are needed, and if persons on medication need help.