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    06/23/2011 | Nebraska Hams Needed to Provide Access to 911 Services

    When 23,000 people in Lincoln, Nebraska lost their digital phone service on the morning of June 22, local Amateur Radio operators were called in to help provide local residents with a connection to the 911 dispatchers. According to ARRL Nebraska Section M
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    04/05/2010 | Telephone Outage in Nebraska -- No April Fool's Joke

    Early on the morning of Thursday, April 1, almost 40,000 people -- including Lincoln's government, business and emergency centers -- in Southeastern Nebraska found out that they had no landline telephone service, as well as spotty cell phone coverage, tha
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    01/20/2010 | Ham Helps Out in Riverside County Desert Rescue

    On the afternoon of Saturday, January 16, Christopher Walsh, KJ6BBS, of Irvine, California, was listening to radio traffic on 446.760 MHz, a channel used by the Los Angeles area-based Pocket Auto-Patch Association (PAPA) system -- an Amateur Radio network
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    01/14/2010 | Haiti Earthquake: "It's Chaos, I'm Telling You -- It's Real Chaos"

    On Tuesday, January 12 at 4:53 PM Haiti time (2153 UTC), a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit 10 miles (15 kilometers) west of Port-au-Prince, the island nation's capital. Communications in and out of Haiti have been disrupted.
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