Ham radio operators take part in largest ever severe weather drill (Ohio)

Ham radio operators are a big part of emergency communications in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Now, local operators are taking part in the largest ever amateur radio severe weather drill. It simulates what would happen if a massive weather disaster happened here.

Just steps away from the WHIO-TV newsroom, ham radio experts come in whenever there’s the potential for severe weather to the SKYWARN office. There, Mike Carter and Don Parker today were communicating with the outside world using ham radios in a drill called Black Swan.

 

Read more – WHIO: http://bit.ly/2y6M7rZ

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