Maine Radio Amateurs Helping to Deploy AM Band Public Information Radio Service

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  1. Waldo County, Maine, is implementing the nation’s first county-wide emergency AM radio station with the help of radio amateurs.

    “We realized that the last option [in emergencies] most people have for getting information is by broadcast radio,” said Waldo County Emergency Management Agency Director Dale Rowley, KC1LKI. He recalled an ice storm a few years ago that took down the power grid for a w...

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