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  • Monday, March 5, 2012

    Learn Morse Code to Help Disaster Victims, Radio Hams Told:



    JOHOR BARU: Amateur radio enthusiasts should learn Morse code so that they can respond to emergencies better. South Johor Amateur Bandwidth Radio Association patron Tunku Abdul Jalil Tunku Osman said such a skill was useful, especially during natural disasters. "During the 2004 tsunami, the emergency response teams that were deployed to Aceh used Morse code to find victims as phone lines were damaged. "In the major flood that hit Kota Tinggi and several other districts in the state, our members used two-way radios to help," he said after attending the association's annual general meeting here yesterday.
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