February 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Hurricane Ian (Satellite)

Hurricane Ian hero: Maryland firefighter uses his ham radio to send rescuers to Florida’s Sanibel Island

Dale Klonin, a firefighter at Baltimore/Washington International Airport in Baltimore, was off duty and busy running errands last Wednesday when he stumbled upon a chance to save lives.

Klonin, 46, lives in Hampstead, Maryland. As an amateur ham radio operator with an interest in “any news or weather event,” he was keeping an eye and ear on Hurricane Ian.

“Of course, the hurricane was pretty big news,” Klonin told Fox News Digital in a phone interview. 

Read more – FoxNews: https://fxn.ws/3MchPsd