VOA video on portable ham radio and emergency communications

In this VOA Zimbabwe video, Raisa R1BIG explains how due to the antenna limitations at her apartment she operates portable amateur radio

Amateur or ‘ham’ radio operators sometimes take their two-way radios to remote locations and talk to people around the world using battery power and portable antennas. As Mike O’Sullivan reports, they are making friends and preparing for emergencies.

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An MP4 of the video can be downloaded in HD from the VOA Zimbabwe site

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