May 22, 2024

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

YRM conducts historic radio operation from Mayreau & the Tobago Cays (St. Vincent)

The Youlou Radio Movement – YRM, with cooperation from area radio amateurs (Hams), undertook a field operation from Mayreau and the Tobago Cays on August 26th and 27th, 2023, respectively, in a bid to keep its members active during the 2023 storm season.

And, according to the YRM’s Director, Don De Riggs J88CD, the field testing using the basic equipment employed was a huge success.

The durable Barrett field radios were deployed using three types of antenna utilizing just battery power, replenished by solar panels, with results that were, in most cases, better than expected.

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