South West RAYNET Association (or SWRA) represents all RAYNET Groups in the South West of England irrespective of affiliation.
This website is intended as a resource for members of all RAYNET groups in the South West.
To obtain access to the Members' Area you will need to apply for a Username & Password.
Just send us an email and we will send you a password.
From here you will be able to download the latest Guidence Notes, agendas and minutes of meetings etc. However, it is important that Controllers and Emergency Planning Officers keep us informed if their details need to be updated.
RAYNET is an Emergency Communications service provided for the community voluntarily by Radio Amateurs. It is intended as a back-up facility in an emergency and is not designed to assume the mantle of responsibility from the statutory Emergency Services.
Radio Amateurs are permitted within their licence to operate in an emergency or properly constituted exercise for the following organisations (“User Services”):-
Police, Fire and Ambulance Services
St John Ambulance
British Red Cross Society
RVS (Royal Voluntary Service)
Emergency Planning Officers
Local Health Authority
RAYNET is a national organisation and has full coverage over the South West of England on a Regional, County and Local District basis.