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Emergency Management

Phone: 913-782-3038

111 S. Cherry St., Suite 100, Olathe, KS 66061

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ECS

ECS is the appointed R.A.C.E.S. (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) organization for Johnson County Emergency Management. ECS is a volunteer organization that provides a service to local government. ECS is the official storm spotting organization for Johnson County Emergency Management.

ECS Inc. is a 501(c)6 organization.

ECS Training Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Hold at least a Technician Class Amateur Radio License
  • Pass an online NWS Storm Spotter and County Protocols test every two years
  • Attend National Weather Service Training every 2 years
  • Attend County Protocols Training every 2 years
  • Have certificates in FEMA Courses 100, 200, 700, and 800
  • Pass a Criminal Background check
  • Have a radio that has a minimum output of 25 watts to an externally mounted quarter wave antenna