- The FEMA National Radio System (FNARS) National Emergency Coordination Net (NECN) quarterly test was conducted on March 6, 2002. The FEMA Mount Weather Information Technology Services Center (MW-ITSC), located near Berryville VA, and the Federal Regional Center (FRC) VIII at Denver, CO operated dual HF Radio Net Control Stations in support of this test. The MW-ITSC monitored the upper side band of the calling frequencies, while the FRC monitored the lower side band.
- A total of 1,447 check-ins were recorded representing 76 separate Agencies and FEMA entities.
- The following entities were represented:
Federal and Civil Agencies:
State Emergency Operating Centers (EOCs) and State Emergency Management Agencies:
FEMA Auxiliary Stations - locations listed in addition to a number of mobile units and others:
FEMA Regional Centers (FRCs):
FEMA Mobile Emergency Response System (MERS):