Amateur Radio C.O.R.D. Emergency Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 250.765.6713
Primary Contact Ian McLaughlin, Communications Unit Coordinator; Phone: 250.765.6713; Email:
Alternate Contact Stephen McLaughlin, Alternate Communications Unit Coordinator; Phone: 250.317.1109; Email:
Description & Services
Service Details - Provides emergency backup radio communications to the Central Okanagan Emergency Plan/Kelowna Emergency Operations Centre  
- Operated by Volunteer Amateur (Ham) Radio Operators registered through Emergency Management BC (EMBC)
Eligibility Minimum volunteer requirements:  
- Basic Amateur (Ham) Radio Certificate  
- Registration with Emergency Management BC (EMBC/PEP Radio Volunteer Card)  
- Local registration available ( for the EMBC/PEP Card and the CORD Emergency Plan Radio Team  
- For ages 16-18, a parent's signature is required
Cost None
Located In Community Kelowna