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Old 12-06-2007, 07:14 AM
 
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PORTLAND, Ore. -- When parts of Oregon were overwhelmed by wind and water during the recent storm, vital communication often was lacking, with trees down and across phone lines and cell coverage limited.

Even the state police had difficulty in reaching some of their own troops.

But ham radio worked.

Officials: Ham Radio Operators Are Storm's 'Unsung Heroes' - News Story - KPTV Portland
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Old 12-07-2007, 06:43 AM
 
Location: Pocono Mts.
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Ham radio operators are sometimes our only source of communication in emergency situations. I thank them.
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