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Rhode Island RIPEG Network
The Rhode Island RIPEG radio network is a PEG based professional, multi-zone, multi-band civil radio system
supporting UCESA and it's programs.   UCESA is the primary RIPEG user utilized to coordinate all emergency and routine services while providing communications for all official business related to UCESA.  
 
The Rhode Island civil community uses RIPEG under the Civil Incident Advisory Network or CIAN program 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 community 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
  
The RIPEG system use Preparatory Emergency Groups (PEG) radio system technology.  This type of a system works very differently than conventional radio systems while being must less expensive and technical to install and maintain.  PEG systems are used for many purposes including personal safety, preparedness, local incident and alert services, emergencies and other related  communication needs.  See the PEG introduction video below for more information.