Big Island ARRL News, 25 December 2016, 20:30 hrs, UTC, Post #78.
Author: John Eastmond (KC7NCH), Logan, Utah.
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A letter to the editor of “The Herald Journal” in Logan, Utah from John Eastmond (KC7NCH) praising emergency and first responders is long overdue, considering the amount of natural and man-made disasters befalling many citizens of this country.
In his introductory remarks, John said he was asked by those “directly impacted by tragedy” and helped by emergency responders to forward a heartfelt “thank you” to “the many emergency people I know.”
John got on the air and expressed those feelings to the many amateur radio nets and volunteers he knows. The article in his local newspaper was a followup to the one-to-one thank yous he expressed over the air.
A very nice tribute to the people who risk their lives to protect our homes, businesses, and families.
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