The Fountain Valley Amateur Communications Team, (F.A.C.T.) is a Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (R.A.C.E.S.)
organization. It is staffed by amateur radio volunteers, who train for response to natural disasters (such as earthquake, fire or flood) to provide additional communications links when conventional communications may be damaged or overloaded.
They also assist in civic activities such as parades and festivals. City of Fountain Valley F.A.C.T. members are amateur radio licensees who have passed technical and operational examinations administered under the auspices of the Federal Communications Commission. Members are also certified by the City as Disaster Services Workers in the State of California.