REACT Warning Team 6247

Major Emergency and Disaster Communications

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Radio Relay International Situation Report (SITREP)

Type message in ALL CAPITALS

Use Test Emergency and Test Priority only for exercises and drills.


In the message block identify where the event is occurring, its type, its extent, and observed impacts.

Keep message text in the block below to 20 words or less, including number groups, letter groups, mixed groups, X as period. Decimal points in number groups are R written 6R5.

SITREP (include in word count for check)


WHAT IS THIS FORM: It is a standard radiogram format adapted for reporting disaster situation information using observations actually made by REACT members.


WHO USES IT:  Team members reporting situation information for relay through Radio Relay International's traffic system.


WHERE DOES THE INFORMATION GO:  REACT Traffic System's Watch Officer receives the report, final formats it for transmission, and forwards it to our Radio Relay International liaison station for delivery.  A copy goes to REACT’s incident management team.


WHY:  Ground truth reports of actual observations expand the information available to create a common operating picture for disaster management.


HOW DO I COMPLETE THE FORM: Read the instructions embedded in the form.  There are four types of entries on this template:


One line text boxes - type the information requested in the box.  Some boxes are mandatory and have to have an entry in them.  Some boxes require a specific type of information, for example, the phone number and e-mail boxes.


Radio buttons - click on the button for the correct message precedence.


Large text box - for the text of the weather report.


Check box - check this box if the message is an exercise message.


When your information is entered, start the Captcha process.  This is an important defense against bots entering bogus data.


When you get a green check mark from Captcha, submit your report.