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The Amateur Radio Emergency Services radio room at the Santa Barbara County Emergency Operations Center in Santa Barbara allows operators to communicate with Lompoc, Santa Maria and the Santa Ynez Valley during crisis situations. During an emergency, ARES operators may be assigned to city Emergency Operation Centers, hospitals, clinics and other locations as needed.
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