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Cell phone outages added to the confusion following the tragic events of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Here's how ham radio played a role in providing alternative communications. It's a good reminder to have a backup plan for your cell phone during a disaster.
Arguably the most versatile of the emergency radio services, amateur radio allows you to operate on virtually every mode and band, and push out a full legal limit of 1500 watts. You’ll need an amateur radio license to transmit. Here's what you need to know.
In our modern gadget-centric world, the Eton FRX3 fills a unique role. It’s a small, multi-use emergency radio ideal as a first line of defense for families. It even charges cell phones.
When cellular networks fail due to natural or man-made disaster, two-way radio still works. Find out why.
When all else fails, two-way radio still gets through.
When cell phone networks and the Internet go down, old-fashioned ham radio keeps emergency communication traffic humming as Hurricane Isaac zeroes in on the Gulf Coast.
Video: Ham radio operator Matt, K0MOS activates a portable, emergency communications ham radio station atop Mount McConnell in Colorado. He demonstrates the ease with which amateur radio contacts are made with stations as far away as Wisconsin and Arkansas.