On Friday and Saturday the Net will continue in operation until radio propagation no longer supports communications or the Net Manager closes the Net for that day. At this time there are no plans, nor have there been any requests by Salvation Army officials, to physically deploy SATERN operators to the disaster area or to active incident sites. SATERN is coordinating closely by email and conference calls with its major national Amateur Radio and government communications partners. Army and U. We recognize that coordination and cooperation is essential, especially in large events such as has been experienced during these last two hurricane seasons and other events.
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These trained men and women often are the only link to the outside world during disasters when cell phones towers are down, land lines are damaged and electrical power is out. The first network consisted of four people, including two Canadian Salvationists. Two months later, SATERN aided emergency responders in its first international response when Hurricane Gilbert battered the Caribbean for nine days, killing people.
That's his radio call sign, but he's also known as Al Shaver, a retired United Airlines senior captain who flew s on weekly international routes. In his days off, he attended the University of Chicago where he met his wife Ann WH2E and where each earned doctoral degrees in social sciences. McPherson had noticed the radio antenna on Gilling's car and signaled to him to tune in on the mobile radio frequency. Clemens, which serves the Detroit area.