Cayuga County RACES Program




The Cayuga County RACES Unit is a group of dedicated volunteer amateur radio operators that provide amateur radio communications in support of emergency management activities. RACES is employed during a variety of emergency & disaster situations where normal communications systems have sustained damage or additional communications are necessary. In Cayuga County RACES is asked to assist and is utilized at large scale planned events.


The Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services  (RACES) was established under the Federal Communications Commission Rules and Regulations as part of the Amateur Radio Service.

If you would like to learn more about RACES and the role that they play in Emergency Management and disaster communications please contact the Office of Emergency Services at