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Director of Communications

Lt Colonel Michael A. Sinclair, CAP

Communications Department Staff
Deputy Director
Capt  Chris A  MacSpadden
Wing Net Control (NCS) &
Message Center Station (MCS)
Capt  Chris A  MacSpadden
Alternate NCS and MCS - NW
  Lt Col  Raymond N  Lantz
Alternate NCS and MCS - SE
Lt Col  William Howard III 
 Capt  Frank S  Strasser
Alternate NCS and MCS - SW
Maj  James E  Johnston
Comm Admin Officer
Lt Col  Raymond N  Lantz
Comm Licensing Officer
Maj  Michael L  Talley
Wing Comm Engineer
Wing Comm Engineer - Asst.
Capt  Frank S  Strasser
Wing Comm Engineer- Asst.
Capt  Andrew J  Noble
Comm Logistics Officer
Capt  Chris A  MacSpadden
Comm Logistics Officer - Asst.
Maj  James E.  Johnston
Mobile Comm Team Leader
Capt Steve W Lynn
Mission. The mission of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Radio Communications Program is to meet the validated communications requirements of internal and external customers. Validation consists of approval by CAP Command and/or the Air Force. This mission is accomplished by strong planning to organize and maintain a reliable, integrated, point-to-point, air-to-ground, and ground mobile radio capability in support of the missions of CAP. 

Purpose. The primary purpose of CAP communications is to provide internal communications capabilities; to provide commanders with the means to conduct the missions of CAP both during normal conditions and when commercial infrastructure is unavailable or unsuitable, including commanders in the organizational chain of command, operational mission chains of command, and special activity chains of command.  Using volunteer operators training to professional standards.

Washington Wing Communications Net Schedules
The following VHF voice nets are conducted in Washington Wing.The following HF voice nets are conducted in Washington Wing.
DayTimeRepeaterDayTimeHF Designator
Monday 1715 (L) R62Tuesday 1900 (L)PCC, PCD, PCA
Monday 1800 (L) R03
Tuesday 1930 (L) R11Thursday 1900 (L)PCC, PCD, PCA
Thursday 1930 (L) R21

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