NEW DELHI: Ham radios or amateur radios, as they are popularly known as, are trying to help distress families reunite with their members in quake-hit Nepal.
Messages like “Save our lives and Can you find my children” — have flooded ham radio operators in disaster-hit Himalayan nation.
The amateur radios rushed to the ravaged Nepal to soon bridge the communication gap and assist people reunite with their family members.
Soon this mode became an important lifeline of communication in the disaster-affected areas where telecommunication networks were extensively damaged during the quake.
Sometimes, mobile towers cannot take the required load and satphones are not enough or reachable to the victims.
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