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  • KL0FM

    05/18/2011 | Alaska Amateur Mauled by Bear: Friends Use Ham Radio to Summon Help

    Wes Perkins, KL0FM, of Nome, Alaska, was seriously mauled by a grizzly bear during a hunting trip on Sunday, May 14. According to the Alaska State Troopers, Perkins and two friends had been tracking the bear east of Nome -- located on the Seward Peninsula
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  • AlumTrailhead

    03/30/2010 | Amateur Radio Assists with Rescue in Great Smoky Mountains

    On Sunday, March 28 -- a day with a lot of rain, wind, sleet and, fog -- John Oakberg, NK4N, of Sevierville, Tennessee, went out hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Mt LeConte. When he was about 1 mile up from Alum Cave Bluff, he came a
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  • LoganMilkTruck

    12/16/2009 | Utah Hams Coordinate Rescue

    In areas where cell phone signals just won't work, Amateur Radio gets through. That's what happened when Brent Yeates, KA7FAP, of North Logan, Utah, found out just before noon on Wednesday, December 2 when he came across a dairy truck that had crashed and
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  • NevadaRescue

    07/30/2009 | Nevada Hams Coordinate Roadside Medical Rescue

    On the afternoon of July 16, ARRL Elko County (Nevada) Emergency Coordinator Greg Barker, K7CWL, was making his way home from Eureka on Nevada Highway 278 when a van sped past him. About 60 miles into his trip, he saw the van slow down and pull over to th
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  • CodyAnderson

    06/26/2009 | Tennessee Teen Ham Responds to Emergency, Performs CPR

    It was just another day, helping out at another event. It was the third year in a row that 16 year old Cody Anderson, KI4FUV, of Harriman, Tennessee, had volunteered to help out the Roane County Amateur Radio Club (RARC) with the Run for the Child event.
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