Curmudgeon hams will rant about how professional Emcomm agencies see no value in ham radio. And in some areas that's true.
The ARES forum from the Yuma AZ Hamfest - Roozy Moabery W1EH, ARRL DEC for part of the sprawling Los Angeles area, talks about how hams there have created a great working relationship with their served agencies.
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This is a slide-show talk, but the slides are all text headlines for the topics Roozy covers, so the RADIO RATING is still A.