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Radio hams providing emergency comms from Vizag

Upon request from the Police Dept., Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, members of the National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad are providing emergency communications from the cyclone Hudhud affected areas of Visakhapatnam

Those NIAR members involved are:

1. Mr.S.Suri, VU2MY

2. Mr.S.Ram Mohan, VU2MYH

3. Ms.S.Yamini, VU2YAM

4. Mr.Mukesh Kumar Gola, VU2MCW

5. Mr. K.Leela Krishna, VU2SZG

6. Mr.Tom K. Jose, VU3TMO

Assisted by:

7. Mr. Ramesh Kuthumbaka, SWL

8. Mr.S.V.B.Ramu, SWL

They are also joined by:

9. Mr.Ambarish Naag Biswas, VU2JFA

Assisted by:

10. Mr.Asit Kumar Das, SWL

The ham control room is established at office of Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam and they are operating on HF & VHF. More stations are being set up. They also met Mr.Chandra Babu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and appraised him of the Amateur Radio emergency communications.

NIAR HQ Station, Hyderabad , VU2NRO is operated by:

– Ms.M.Bhanumathy, VU2BL

– Mr.Jose Jacob, VU2JOS

– Ms.Lissy Jose, VU3LMS

– Mr.Md.Mujeebuddin, VU3MHI

Frequencies: 7090 kHz LSB, 14160 kHz USB, 145.200 MHz FM

National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR)

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According to India’s National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), amateur radio operators are providing emergency communications for the  Andhra Pradesh area of India following the passage of Cyclone Hudhud.  Indian hams are working closely with local government and police personnel to keep emergency communications links open during the aftermath of the storm which impacted areas near the Bay of Bengal.  Indian hams have had their hands full recently, providing communications help during cyclones, earthquakes, and country-wide flooding.  Be sure to keep these frequencies open for emergency traffic:


7.090 MHz LSB, 14.160 MHz USB, and 145.200 MHz FM.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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