Thursday, January 21, 2010

Low-tech radios connect Haitians

By John D. Sutter, CNN
January 20, 2010 8:27 a.m. EST

When cell phone coverage and Internet failed, some Haitians turned to amateur radio to communicate.


- Amateur radio provides a back-up link between Haiti and the world

- Proponents say radio signals are often the only way to communicate after a disaster

- A Haitian man says amateur radio helped him contact family in the U.S.

- After initial outages, mobile phone service has been returning to Haiti

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