Tag: ham radio
Ham radio’s main function is to serve as a fail-safe during a disaster that prevents other forms of communication. “When cell phones, land lines, and internet are down, we’re not,” said Ivan Shapiro, President of the Aroostook Amateur Radio Association. Ham Radio is invaluable to emergency management, especially during disasters like the Earthquake in Haiti and […]
The President of the Aroostook Amateur Radio Association is looking to make use of the decommissioned Loran Coast Guard towers in Caribou for ham radio operators all around the County. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli tells us more about amateur radio and how the use of this facility could help.