National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Wildland Fire Radio Standards and Use Subcommittee

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Mission Statement

The Radio Standards and Use Committee provides national leadership in all areas of wildland fire radio communications, spectrum information and strategic planning.

Primary Objectives

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  • Develop, disseminate, and maintain national interagency wildland fire standards, guidelines, and other capabilities for the following:
    • Radio Operations
    • Equipment Specifications
    • Radio Training
    • Spectrum Information
  • Identify radio operations issues and recommend solutions to the NWCG Executive Board.

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NWCG Standards for Communications Unit Operations in Response to COVID-19


Vance Andersen
NWCG Coordinator: 
Carmen Thomason
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