Milpitas ARES/RACES - Amateur Radio Emergency Service firstname.lastname@example.orgThis is an ANNOUNCE only group. Discussions should take place in the appropriate sub-groups.
Purpose: This is the main group for Milpitas, California ARES/RACES. The main group is only used for announcements that are relevant to all Milpitas ARES/RACES members or those with a demonstrated interest in Emergency Communications within Milpitas. The actual group discussions take place in various sub-groups listed in the subgroups menu. Membership in this main group is required in order to join the subgroups.
Membership: This group is open to all Milpitas, California ARES/RACES members or those with a demonstrated interest in Emergency Communications within Milpitas.
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