CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (WFLA) – Hurricane Michael’s destruction cut off communication throughout the Panhandle, paralyzing emergency efforts and panicking families.
Without electricity or cell service, some of the hardest hit areas can only be reached by radio. Amateur radio operators are stepping in to use their hobby for humanitarian aid.
It’s something Lee Paulet of Crystal River has been doing for more than 30 years and he calls Hurricane Michael “by far” the worst situation he’s seen. He’s helping Michael’s victims via the airwaves in the disaster zones only accessible by air.
“Some of the roads are impassable,” stated a radio transmission while News Channel 8 interviewed Paulet on Thursday….READ MORE
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