More than four years after the Great Coastal Gale of 2007, and in the wake of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, Lee and a small cadre of amateur radio junkies are preparing for the worst.
Public service done by amateur radio, or “ham radio” operators, during the dark day in our nation’s history that was September 11, 2001.
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Before the event officially began, there was plenty to do as members of both clubs readied a number of radio set-ups.
Technical enough for “nerdy, geeky people like myself,” according to Sandy Springs resident Mike Cohen, call sign AD4MC, old-school enough to prevail when more vulnerable systems fail or overload.