Public Information Outreach
Public Relations Tips of the Month
If you have not already downloaded FEMA’s Basic Guidance for Public Information Officers –
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1623-20490-0276/basic_guidance_for_pios_final_draft_12_06_07.pdf please consider it. This booklet has good information on working disaster communications in accordance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
Another good, free, online course is IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness. You can sign up at:
We continue to look for, and recruit, ARRL public information officers from across the state. If you are interested, currently work as a PIO for your club, are an ARRL member, and have completed the free online course, PR-101 from the ARRL, then please contact the Section Manager for more information.