Understand the features of our Amateur Radio Service based Alpine Fault Net™.

All New Zealand certified amatuer radio operators can play a significant role in communities affected by loss of Internet and telephone services.

Dedication to community service together with technical knowledge, amateur radio operators provide a communication system of last resort in case of a natural disaster.

FeatureAlpine Fault Net™
Dedicated to disaster relief communicationsYes
Who we serve, and connect withFamily, neighbours, community groups and fellow hams
Everybody is a volunteer, including trustees / directorsYes
ActivationSelf activated when disaster strikes
ParticipationAll certified amateur radio operators within New Zealand are invited
Certified Amateur Radio OperatorsAlways
Amateur Radio FrequenciesAlways
Monthly nation-wide disaster comms exerciseYes
Dedicated to the Amateur Service100%

Amateur Radio Service - when all else fails!