Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here are some basic answers to your questions about Bellingham Auxiliary Communication Service

What do you do?

We provide amateur radio emergency communication in support of Bellingham Fire Department and serving our community.

How can I get involved?

Send an email to: . Someone will get back to you within a few days.

How often do you get together?

BACS members participate in a weekly “net” to practice our training. Members either report to an assigned City fire station or check in from home via radio.

We meet monthly at Whatcom Unified Emergency Operations Center. We also participate in trainings, events and emergencies throughout the year.