The Radio Amateurs' Emergency Network

Eastbourne and Wealden RAYNET

Current Operational Status
No Current Incidents

Next Scheduled Event
Sun 04 Mar 2018
Eastbourne Half Marathon
About User Services

RAYNET, under the terms of the amateur radio licence, is permitted to pass messages on behalf of
• Any UK Police force, Fire & Rescue service or Ambulance trust.
• HM Coastguard
• Local Authority Emergency Planning Officers
• Any health authority
• Any government department
• British Red Cross
• St John Ambulance
• St Andrew’s Ambulance Association
• Salvation Army
• Any utility service
These are known as User Services.

Schedule 1 of the Civil Contingencies Act lists the responders subject to its provisions. The Act splits local responders into two categories and imposes a different set of requirements on each category. Category 1 and 2 Responders in England and Wales are listed below.
Section 13 of the Act enables Ministers to amend the list of responders with the agreement
of Parliament.

Category 1 responders (core responders)

Category 2 responders (co-operating responders)

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