The purpose of Emergency Management Group – Washington Amateur Radio Club (WA7EMG) is to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the community.

WA7EMG is affiliated with both, American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and Emergency Management Group – Washington, a non-profit corporation. WA7EMG Amateur Radio Club supports the purposes of Emergency Management Group – Washington; specifically by:

  • Providing amateur radio communication services to community festivals and special events.
  • Training amateur radio licensees in the specific communication needs of community festivals and special events.
  • Training amateur radio licensees in the communications protocols used for events managed under the National Incident Management [NIMS] and Incident Command System [ICS] frameworks.
  • Maintaining a cadre of qualified individuals capable of providing amateur radio communications using NIMS and ICS protocols.


All persons interested in Amateur Radio communications shall be eligible for membership in WA7EMG. Membership shall be by application and election upon such terms as the Club shall provide in its By-Laws.

  • Members may be required to complete specific NIMS, ICS, or similar emergency management classes in order to maintain active membership status.
  • Members may be required to participate in specified briefings, meetings, and/or exercises in order to maintain active membership status.
  • Membership in EMGWA, while encouraged, is not a requirement to join the WA7EMG Amateur Radio Club.
  • Membership in another amateur radio club does not preclude an individual from being a member of WA7EMG.



Currently, there are no dues for membership in WA7EMG.


The Emergency Management Group – Washington Amateur Radio Club (WA7EMG ARC) is totally supported by donations. Your generous contribution will help support the advancement of the goals and objectives of the organization. All donations to WA7EMG ARC are administratively managed by Emergency Management Group – Washington (EMGWA) , a Washington non-profit 501c3 organization. For further information please click here.

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WA7EMG Amateur Radio Club is governed by a Board of Directors

Ron Zuber N4RDZ President
Lisa Courneya W7LKT Secretary
Nick Ehli KI7JYG Treasurer
Frank Sebastian K7FNS Trustee


If you are interested in joining WA7EMG Amateur Radio Club, please complete an application by clicking here. You will be contacted by our membership coordinator.

Emergency Management Group-Washington
Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 158
Sumner, WA 98390

Email: WA7EMG

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