Neighborhood Social Sites
Best Way to Neighbor Up & Radio Up.
Use Nextdoor.com or similar to find, create or get involved with a Neighborhood Watch Radio group. Invite participation in a safety & emergency Watch Radio group.
Neighborhood Internet social webs are a natural for Neighboring Up for all the right and good reasons. Many of those purposes are explained at this web.
Neighborhood Watch Radio and the Wireless Industry Association urge all interested in neighborhood awareness, cohesion and safety to participate in neighborhood social sites. We suggest below. More will be listed here soon. We suggest using the same group names at Neighborhood Watch Radio as may be used at neighborhood social webs and vise versa.
At this writing we only recommend a neighborhood social web site if it is private and geographically defined in a manner similar to a Neighborhood Watch Radio group.
If Nextdoor.com is not setup yet, create a group now. We recommend adding "Watch Radio" to a new group name. Maybe similar to:
Nextdoor.com will help you build out your private neighborhood social web by sending a set of postcard invitations at their expense. We have a similar function for sending the USPS 5 1/2" x 3 1/2 postage-on custom postcards here. See:> Promote Watch Group
Are homes and residents more than 500 to 1,000 yards away actually neighbors that you are aware of and know? Or, perhaps subdivision residents and prospective adjacent Neighborhood Watch Radio groups?
Utilizing Neighborhood Internet social webs and email, Neighborhood Watch Radio group member can arrange GMRS or discreet UHF frequencies and privacy codes, changing them as needed to maintain semi-privacy.
Neighborhood Watch groups can and should participate in networking via social web sites for growing and expansion. We encourage groups, coordinators and prospective members to communicate interactively via Neighborhood Watch Radio and networking Internet sites.
1 NEIGHBOR UP SEARCH. Is group setup? If not, create group. 2 ESTABLISH. Group coordinator(s), you, neighbors, relatives, friends, Hams, Cops. 3 RADIO UP. GMSR or UHF Radios for group members. 4 PROMOTE. Print, publicize, email your Nextdoor.com & Neighborhood Watch Radio materials. 5 DISPLAY NOTICE. Print & display Neighborhood Watch Radio & Nextdoor.com with Signage & Placards.