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Up to Date
Tue January 7, 2014
Exploring Ham Radio In A Digital World
With smartphones and Wi-Fi everywhere, ham radios can seem a little dated. However, the machines have quite a following, and they can be lifesavers when disasters strike.
On Tuesday's Up to Date, we talk with a ham radio enthusiast about their continued popularity and check in to see how useful they can be for area hospitals.
Learn More: interested in becoming a ham radio operator? Learn more about classes.
- Brian Short, KCØBS: ham radio operator for 27 years
- Carolyn Wells, NØCJ, trauma nurse at Liberty Hospital
- Matt May, KC4WCG, assistant director of operations at Johnson County Emergency Management