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Radio Communicators - Civil Air Patrol (NH016)

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CIVIL AIR PATROL - NEW HAMPSHIRE

Communications

The Greater Nashua Squadron of New Hampshire Wing, Civil Air Patrol is looking for people interested in radio communications to donate their time as a part of the all-volunteer Auxiliary of the United States Air Force.

Our nationwide, point-to-point radio communications network is used on both an operational and emergency basis to support CAP operations and the State of New Hampshire. Radio communicators employ both short-range VHF and longer-range VHF communications to accomplish the missions of CAP each week around the Granite State. Training for radio operators is available,

Becoming a fully trained and skilled CAP radio operator for emergency response requires in-depth training in CAP emergency operations, frequent participation in state, region & national radio nets, and participation in occasional weekend exercises.

If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens unique training and service opportunities in your local community.

The Greater Nashua Squadron meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Gate City School for the Arts (7 Henry Clay Dr, Nashua). Visit our unit website at https://www.nashuacap.org/.

Qualifications:

  • An interest in radio communication (amateur and commercial radio operators welcome!);
  • An interest in community service;
  • Great people & communication skills;
  • Age 21 or older;
  • Able to pass a background check.

We invite you to visit a weekly squadron meeting. You'll get a chance to meet some of our members who will discuss the organization, provide you with information and answer any questions you might have about the Civil Air Patrol. For more information about Civil Air Patrol & its missions in New Hampshire, visit http://nhwg.cap.gov

Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to join.

"CITIZENS SERVING COMMUNITIES"

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About CIVIL AIR PATROL - NEW HAMPSHIRE

Location:

51 Airport Rd, Concord, NH 03301, US

Mission Statement

The Civil Air Patrol performs missions for America, trains youth in aviation, leadership and character, and promotes aerospace and science education through resources for educators and programs for its members.

Description

CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. Originally formed in 1941, today it performs three Congressionally-assigned key missions:

Emergency Services, which includes search and rescue (by air and ground), disaster relief operations, communications, and homeland security missions along with operating the largest fleet of single-engine aircraft in the world;

Aerospace Education provides aviation related materials and activities for CAP members, educators, K-12 students and the general public in such areas as space, rocketry, aviation engineering and Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) subjects; and

Cadet Programs, directed at aviation-minded teenagers with a framework where they can learn about leadership and aerospace and promote physical fitness and community service.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7 Henry Clay DriveMerrimack, NH 03054

(42.80462,-71.48513)
 

SKILLS

  • Search & Rescue
  • Network Administration
  • Disaster Response
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Meetings are once a week, training & activities are also conducted on weekends on a local and statewide basis.
  • Visit the unit to find out more about the requirements for membership.

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