The primary purpose of the Amateur Radio Safety Foundation is to provide for the
formation, training, maintenance, and testing of volunteer licensed amateur radio
emergency services and networks using state of the art communications technology.
These services and networks to serve the general public by facilitating emergency,
health, or welfare communication in times of disaster or other communications emergencies.
The Amateur Radio Safety Foundation was incorporated Jan 1, 2006 as a non profit
Florida Corporation; Federal ID Number 20-5586920. This corporation is a NON PROFIT
PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION and is not organized for the private gain of any person.
It is organized under the Non Profit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public and
charitable purposes. The purpose for which the corporation is organized is to transact
any lawful business for which Non Profit corporations may be organized under the
laws of the State of Florida, as they may be amended from time to time and under
Section 501 (c) 3, Internal Revenue Code.
Winlink 2000 (our primary project) is a worldwide system of volunteer resources
supporting email by radio, with non-commercial links to internet email. These resources
come from Amateur Radio, the Military Affiliate Radio Systems (MARS), and other
volunteer organizations. The Winlink 2000 system provides valuable services to emergency
communicators, and to licensed operators who do not have access to the internet.
Winlink 2000 provides world-wide email communications to areas impacted by emergencies.
Winlink 2000 is a 100% volunteer effort and functions only through your generous
donations and the efforts of hundreds of Amateur Radio operators around the world.
You can find out more about Winlink 2000 by visiting the Winlink web site at