Amateur Radio Emergency Service (National Association for Amateur Radio)

Type: Staying Connected
Author: National Association for Amateur Radio
Year of Publishing: 2016
Description: When cell phones, regular phones, the internet and other systems are down or overloaded, Amateur Radio still gets the message through.  Radio amateurs, often called “hams,” are most likely to be active after disasters that damage regular lines of communications due to power outages and destruction of telephone, cellular and other infrastructure-dependent systems.
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