The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO) is a member driven association of communications professionals that provides leadership; influences public safety communications decisions of government and industry; promotes professional development; and, fosters the development and use of technology for the benefit of the public.





The Antique Wireless Association was formed in 1952 and is an educational non-profit chartered by the State of New York.  AWA operates the Antique Wireless Museum in Bloomfield, New York dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of technology used to communicate and entertain from the first telegram to today’s wireless text messaging.  For details on benefits to RCA members of this partnership, click HERE.





ETA International



The Electronic Technicians Association International (ETA), founded in 1978, provides industry-recognized certifications for its members with career training from approved providers.  ETA’s certifications align with the ISO-17024 standard.  For details on benefits to RCA members of this partnership, click HERE.




The Government Wireless Technology & Communications Association focuses on public transit and other public service wireless technology and communications users, to be their voice and focus on solutions for their unique needs.  For details on benefits to RCA members of this partnership, click HERE.



The IEEE Communications Society was founded in 1952 and has 24,000+ members in 140 countries.  The Society is composed of engineers, practitioners, and academics working together to advance communications technology for the betterment of humanity.  For details on benefits to RCA members of this partnership, click HERE.    https://www.comsoc.org/




IWCE is the authoritative event for education, networking and collaboration in the communications technology marketplace. IWCE features over 370 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and technology in the industry. From land mobile radio, to wireless mobility… voice, video, data and everything in between.




The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) is a non-profit trade association providing a unified voice for tower erection, maintenance and service companies. NATE is headquartered in Watertown, South Dakota with a staff of nine people who administer to the day-to-day operations of the association. As a member driven association, NATE is led by its Board of Directors. These individuals come from all types and sizes of companies located throughout the United States.




The U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association comprises active, retired, and honorably discharged U.S. Navy Cryptologists.  U.S. NCVA’s primary focus is to preserve and promote a rich cryptologic history. The U.S. NCVA onducts annual reunions, provides fraternal, social, and recreational activities for members and guests and encourages and supports the preservation of the history of cryptology by members of the association and appropriate federal agencies.




quarter_century_wirelessThe Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. was formed in 1947. The organization has evolved into a world-wide association of radio amateurs, with thousands of members.  Its purpose is to promote friendship and cooperation among Amateur Radio (Wireless) operators who were licensed as such at least a quarter of a century ago. The QCWA also promotes interest in Amateur Radio Communications and the advancement of the electronic art, making use of the reservoir of knowledge and experience represented within the membership of QCWA.




SSPI is the industry’s largest, most international  and cross-disciplinary network of individuals and companies.  It is where the people of space and satellite do business, from new hires to seasoned executives, in startups on the launch pad and mature companies with billions in revenue.  Those people are our mission, because they make up an industry whose technology and capabilities are indispensable to the world.




Warriors4Wireless (W4W) is a non-profit formed  to bridge the gap between the demand for trained and deployable wireless technicians, and the thousands of qualified service men and women eager to transfer the skills they’ve learned in the military.  Our organization provides training, advanced certification, and transitional support, giving veterans the building blocks they need for an exciting and fulfilling career in the telecommunications industry.



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