Required Equipment/Supplies

  • Dual-band (2m/70cm) analog handheld transceiver (HT)
  • Batteries to operate for at least 12 hours
  • Audio accessories to hear and be heard in noisy environments
  • "Gain" antenna
  • Notepad and pen/pencil (waterproof is recommended)
  • Valid state or federally issued photo ID
  • Your current Amateur Radio License (or a copy/digital image)
  • Vaccination card or digital image showing you're "fully vaccinated" against COVID-19
    ** In 2022, your CrowdPass confirmation email/QR code meets this requirement

Recommended Equipment/Supplies

  • Cell phone
  • Chest radio harness
  • Pocket-sized emergency poncho
  • Snacks (granola/protein bars, etc.)
  • Power-pack to charge your cell phone
  • Ample supply of any medications you regularly take
  • Spare programmed radio

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