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[aprssig] EMERGENCY BEACON FROM KD4UFD-14

Billy (N5YSQ) n5ysq at cox.net
Tue Dec 21 18:08:20 UTC 2004


I did receive an email from kd4ufd-14 today, thanking me and others for our
response... Glad to hear Tom was OK...    But
The message I sent back, when I received the EMERGENCY BEACON never was
ack'ed, and therefore I never knew if me, or anyone else was able to help.
Although I can see the thinking of     ONE WAY COMMUNICATIONS     it does
nothing to insure COMMUNICATIONS..   What should you and I do, if we see /
hear or receive an EMERGENCY BEACON from someone,  call 911,   try to get in
touch with the calling party,  as I and possibly others did, maybe call or
try to locate someone in the nearby area if possible????    Bottom line is
this,   if you do NOT have full round trip COMMUNICATIONS someone, and quite
possibly both parties will be left in the DARK...

Have a nice day, and a Merry Christmas..


 
Billy (N5YSQ)
Paris, TX
-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Perry [mailto:kd4ufd at earthlink.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 9:47 AM
To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org; k3sz at arrl.net; k9wfp at arrl.net;
kf4oop at earthlink.net; kf6rnh at arrl.net; ad6nh at arrl.net; n1cy65 at yahoo.com;
k5dug at att.net; n5ysq at cox-internet.com
Subject: [aprssig] EMERGENCY BEACON FROM KD4UFD-14


Thank you all the quick responses.  I was in a Auto accident last night. My
Cell was dead and need help.   We are OK on this end.  Although I feel sorry
for the other guys  car.  We are still going to continue on our Christmas
vacation today to Gays Mills WI.  Thanks again...

73's  Tom Perry (KD4UFD)...
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