RAYNET is an Emergency Communications service provided for the community voluntarily by Radio Amateurs. It is intended as a back-up facility in an emergency and is not designed to assume the mantle of responsibility from the statutory Emergency Services. Radio Amateurs are permitted within their licence to operate in an emergency or properly constituted exercise for the following organisations (“User Services”): Police, Fire and Ambulance Services, St John Ambulance, British Red Cross, Coastguard, WRVS, Salvation Army, Emergency Planning Officers, Health Authority, Government Department or Public Utility.
RAYNET is a national organisation and has full coverage over the South West of England on a Regional, County and Local District basis.
Please have a look at our Capabilities for further information