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[aprssig] New Orleans APRS digi still on the air

James kb7tbt at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 03:15:08 UTC 2005

>   Yes, I'm frustrated that I'm sitting here in Michigan with a garage full 
> of communications gear, and I can't think of a way I can give concrete 
> help to people in need.  A dear friend just dropped her daughter off at 
> Tulane University on Saturday and flew home.  Luckily, they were able to 
> call family friends near Baton Rouge on Sunday, so she was able to get 
> out, just beyond the line on the map that delineates the extent of the 
> hurricane force winds(Lucky!).  Quite an adventure for a young woman, away 
> from home for the first time, on her first day at college.  Quite scary 
> for those that care about her, and are now too far away to take direct 
> action to protect her.
>   It's not just a technical challenge. There's a half-million or so human 
> stories in there as well...

You are not alone, there are hundreds of fellow hams ready and willing to 
go, but there is still a bottleneck.


Your thoughts and feelings are not unique..


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