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WELCOME TO TEXAS ARMY MARS
The Military Auxiliary Radio System is a Department of Defense sponsored emergency communications program, established as a separately managed and operated program by the Army, Navy and Air Force. The program consists of licensed amateur radio operators who are interested in military communications. They contribute to the MARS mission providing auxiliary or emergency communications on a local, national, and international basis as an adjunct to normal communications.
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Texas Army MARS provides unique capabilities to emergency management organizations of all kinds. If you are interested in speaking with our leadership regarding possibilities for Texas Army MARS to provide adjunct emergency communications for your civilian or military operations, please contact our state director. If you would like to join as a member of TX Army MARS, please see our online application.
- Proud, professional and ready communicators
- Adjunct digital and voice communications
- Email over radio (Winlink)
- Communications consulting
- Resourceful, technical and adaptive personnel
Chief Army MARS
17 MAR 2017 - COMEX 17-1 Demonstrates Extended Operation, New Tasking Method - COMEX 17-1, from 25 February through 28 February 2017, successfully demonstrated MARS capabilities to operate over an extended period to complete several different tasks within variable time deadlines.
26 FEB 2017 - MARS in the news - In a February 22, 2017, ARRL news article, MARS Program Manager Paul English explains how MARS has refocused its mission on supporting the DOD though contingency HF communications, digital modes, expanded use of ALE and encryption.