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Essex Raynet's Emergency Call-out Number

24-hour Emergency Contact Number:-


07040 900276


Remember that this number should only be used if local call-out procedures fail or are non-existent




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News & Updates


Next Training event





The next training event will be held Sunday 8th March 2015.


Details will be notified nearer the event.



Annual General Meeting



The 2015 Essex Raynet Annual General Meeting will be held on 30th April, at the Salvation Army Hall in Maldon.


The agenda and minutes of the last meeting will be circulated to the membership nearer the event.



News from the RSGB and RAEN



Towards a new RAYNET: a joint statement by the RSGB and The Radio Amateurs’ Emergency Network


For 60 years, RAYNET groups have been offering the community a unique service — emergency communications independent of infrastructure which is vulnerable to disruption by natural causes or technological failure.


The leadership of the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) and the Radio Amateurs’ Emergency Network (RAEN) believe there are considerable benefits to there being one RAYNET organisation. This is also the view of many RAYNET Group members. Not only would it improve service to the community, it would benefit the interests and the image of Amateur Radio as a whole.


The Board of the RSGB and the Committee of Management of RAEN have agreed to the formation of a Joint Working Group to facilitate a closer working relationship between the two organisations. It will also explore ways in which RAYNET could become a single, unified body that would support and co-ordinate the work of all groups and members.

Events at a glance


Mar 8th Training Workshop -
Data Comms
13th County Comms Test
Apr 2nd Management meeting
7th South Area Meeting
9th Central Area Meeting
12th Training Workshop - Satellites with Kent Raynet
18th Joint Agency Exercise
30th Annual General Meeting
May 7th County Comms Test
10th Walk For Life
17th Great Baddow Charity Race
23rd Midnight walk
Jun 7th Orchid Cycle Ride
14th Training Workshop
Jul 3rd County Comms Test
4th Bradwell Pilgrimage
Aug 9th Training Workshop
Clacton Airshow
Sep 6th Harlow 10
10th County Comms Test
13th Cycle for Life
Oct 1st County Comms Test
Nov 8th Training Workshop -  Map Reading
Dec 3rd County Comms Test
6th Santa Fun Run





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Essex RAYNET is affiliated to the RSGB and the Radio Amateur Emergency Network