‘When All Else Fails,’ South Florida Emergency Personnel Use Radio To Communicate

Posted on: Sat, 02/01/2020 - 02:12 By: VE7JXC

The ability to communicate during emergencies, like Hurricane Irma , is critical. When phones and the internet go down, there’s something else South Florida emergency operations centers, or EOC’s, can turn to: amateur radio operators.

It’s sometimes referred to as "ham" radio, and the operators are sometimes called “hams.”