After playing a significant role in the rescue operations during the devastating earthquake in Nepal earlier this year, a group of ham radio operators from West Bengal is all set to fly to Afghanistan to provide a similar service.
Awaiting an official nod from the Indian government, these amateur radio operators are part of a worldwide community that travels to areas hit by natural calamities and disasters, providing communication.
Ambarish Nag Biswas, secretary of the West Bengal Radio Club (Amateur), pointed out that setting up a communication network is often one of the first tasks in areas devastated by an earthquake, cyclone or tsunami.….READ MORE
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