Communications Blog Page
Wing Comm Exercises
April 14, 2018
National Headquarters Communications has received questions about whether it would
be permissible to combine a wing-level communications exercise with certain national
exercises in which we support the US Air Force. Here are some suggestions for what it
would take for a wing to make this work.
Members can read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=73
Comm Training Opportunities
March 12, 2018
Your National Communications Team has an entire Division at your disposal to help see you through to being a great communicator.
The Communications training section in CAP’s online Learning Management System (LMS) has 23 courses to help everyone from the beginner to the old salty radioman, with more on the way.
Members can read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=70
Radio Paths to Commanders
February 25, 2018
You will see references to a "communications path to commanders" in guidance from
National Headquarters, including the HF Plans needed to receive more HF radios.
But what does this actually mean?
Members can read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=69
DoD Exercise Update
November 10, 2017
The recent Department of Defense national exercise provided important successes for CAP, but also presented some unexpected challenges.
Members can read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=56
Puerto Rico Comm Update
October 13, 2017
HF radio communications played a critical role in the early stages of CAP’s disaster relief operations in Puerto Rico.
Members please sign in to read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=53
Next Generation of VHF/LMR radios
October 04, 2017
Many CAP members have questions about the recent announcement of a new contract
for purchase of new VHF land mobile radios.
Members please sign in to read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=52
Basic NTN for beginners
September 11, 2017
Recent high OpsTempo communications support for CAP operational missions has raised new interest from members not currently participating in HF radio nets. Here is a basic orientation to the National Traffic Net (NTN) to help jumpstart your participation.
Members please sign in to read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=50
Relaunching the Communications Blog
September 11, 2017
The Civil Air Patrol Communications program is giving its blog a fresh start -- sort of. The goal is to be able to share more information with CAP communicators and members, while preserving a higher level of operational security.
Members please sign in to read more at: https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Files/ServeFile.aspx?id=51