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2012-06-20 06:22:40

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of Amateur Radio operators will be firing up portable radio stations from unexpected locations this weekend. These radio operators aid in emergency communications support during major emergencies. Called "hams," they are often among the first to provide rescuers with critical information because they can send messages from isolated and remote locations without phones or Internet. On June 23-24, the public can meet...