March 4, 2021

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Via the ARRL: Eastern Iowans Rely On Ham Radio When Severe Weather Strikes

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A derecho with winds of 80 to 100 MPH struck eastern Iowa last August, disrupting power and telecommunications for some 400,000 residents. But, as ARRL member and Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteer Scott Haney, N0GUD, recently explained to The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, that’s when amateur radio shines.

Haney, the president of the Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club (CVARC), was the foc…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/eastern-iowans-rely-on-ham-radio-when-severe-weather-strikes

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