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Radio Club de Chile Active after Earthquake

03/01/2010

Earlier today, IARU Region 2 President Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AMH, spoke via telephone with Radio Club de Chile (RCCH) President Dr Galdino Besomi, CE3PG. “He informed me that soon after the earthquake, an Emergency Net was activated in the whole country-- first on VHF and then on HF. All the RCCH Board and club members are actively working in close coordination with civil and military authorities,” Leandro posted to the IARU Region 2 e-mail reflector. “Three days after the earthquake, the requests for news about people in the affected areas is one of the main activities occupying the Chilean radio amateurs.”



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