army mars is a department of defense sponsored program which utilizes amateur radio operators to contribute to the mission of the department of the army. Army mars members must have access to hf radio equipment, file a monthly report, and participate a minimum of 12 hours total, including a minimum 6 hours on hf radio each quarter. Mission - the united states air force military auxiliary radio system provides contingency communications support on behalf of the men and women of the department of defense and other u. Government users in support of their important and diverse national security missions whenever, however and wherever required. This monograph conducts a historical study of the army amateur radio system, the predecessor to the military auxiliary radio system (mars). Amateur radio organizations on matters concerning the army mars and amateur radio service. (4) represent the armys interest in hf radio at dod and service contingency communications workgroups and meet-ings. (5) assess the operational status and capability of the army mars program. Satern is an all volunteer organization made up of currently licensed amateur radio operators. The volunteer their time and efforts toward aiding the salvation army emergency disaster services ministry. Licensed radio amateurs in service satern is the official emergency communications service of the salvation army satern, a group of licensed amateur radio operators providing emergency communications support for salvation army operations in local, regional, and international disaster and emergency situations. This is the page for the amateur radio club in bear lake valley. Amateur radio courses amateur radio course study guides resources. Tools and calculators dealers manufacturers software used and swap ares operating. Cept and iarp faq international amateur radio permits (iarp) operating amateur radio in foreign countries.