HAMs are the first in line of communication when events like tornados or ice storms occur.
The Amateur Radio Relay League holds an event every year for people to learn more about using HAM radios.
The event took place this weekend at the
American Red Cross at West Bypass and Division and at
"In situations where you will lose
communication like in a tornado, such as
Tornados in our state have demonstrated the need for learning to use the right tool during disasters.
There are now over 700,000 amateur radio
operators in the