Report from India: Ham Radio Aids Rescue of Two Fishermen

Discussion in 'ARRL News Feeds' started by American Radio Relay, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. According to a December 6 report in the Deccan Chronicle newspaper in India, members of the Ham Radio and Emergency Communication Society in Idukki assisted in the rescue of two fishermen, identified only as Maniyan and Anil from Veli. They had been stranded in the Indian Ocean for 2 days as a result of Cyclone Ockhi, when a small boat with a VHF radio, in touch with the group’s wide-range Calv...

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