Prerequisites. Before you begin the ARRL EC-001 course you should have completed the IS-100 and IS-700 FEMA courses. These courses provide a foundation for the content of this course. 

  • ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Level 1/ Basic (EC-001)
  • Skywarn Training

And the following Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) courses: ·        

Throughout this course you will find additional FEMA courses that are referenced as preparation for topics within the course.  The additional courses required are within the FEMA Professional Development Series, which includes the following:

IS-288.a The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management