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Old 07-17-2017, 5:46 PM
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Originally Posted by KK4JUG View Post
Well, I gotta tell you. When the Georgia Emergency Management Agency holds a state-wide communications exercise (once or twice a year) all participants are required to wear yellow reflective vests. And, whether or not they're used in real life situations, a certain number of ham radio operators are always invited.

That said, I definitely see your point, however. I think it's hobby because they're not required to attend.
And, that's the EMA rules. Not individual or club amateur radio operators.

I'm all for safety, but again, doing it correctly and not "overdoing" it for the look is best.

As I said above, I do occasionally have to wear them at work. I don't wear it any other time, and it doesn't have call signs, "emcomm", or other confusing stuff written all over it as a way to draw attention to how important someone is, or think they are.
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