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Rhode Island RIPEG Network
 
 
RIPEG (Rhode Island Preparatory Emergency Groups) is a professional, five zone, civil radio system
supporting several user groups.   UCEA is the primary RIPEG user utilized to coordinate all emergency and routine services while providing communications for all official business related to UCESA.  

TalkLink Transitt Radio over IP application 

 

 One of the future enhancements to the RIPEG radio network is TalkLink Transitt.  Transitt provides users with the ability to use the RIPEG radio network with a desktop, laptop, tablet computer or Android mobile device.  Extremely beneficial to RIPEG users that are out of radio range , without a radio or away from the coverage area on vacation. 

The Rhode Island Preparedness Community uses RIPEG for general safety, information and to obtain assistance and assist others within the user community. This greatly increases the resources of each user within the group during times of need and offers much better situational awareness for incidents across the coverage area. 
 
The RIPEG system offers the national InterGroup radio channel.  A nationally licensed channel available and included with all PEG licensees to offer communication between all PEG licensed groups nationwide. Facts about RIPEG. 
  • RIPEG does not require an individual radio license per user
  • RIPEG requires users to complete a radio protocol training program 
  • RIPEG requires the use of a FCC certified radios only (available through UCESA) 
  • RIPEG connects several user groups together and is tied into several other UCESA radio networks providing a rich source of information and status updates for local weather, emergencies and other higher priority incidents. 
  • RIPEG is connected to the TalkLink radio app for monitoring worldwide on a smartphone or personal computer 
  • RIPEG offers an alternate form of power at each infrastructure station to ensure uninterrupted communications during power failures and similar events