[TowerTalk] OT: Handhelds needed in Aceh, Indonesia

Jim Brown jim at audiosystemsgroup.com
Fri Jan 21 16:16:07 EST 2005

Hey right back!  This sounds like a wonderful thing for us to do with some spare 
gear that all of us have hanging around our shacks. I think I've got a couple of 
spare talkies (with pretty old batteries) that could easily go there. Does 
someone have time to check this guy out to figure out if he is legit, and if so, 
figure out how we can send him stuff?  

Jim Brown K9YC

On Sat, 22 Jan 2005 01:29:11 +0700, Jeremy Parr wrote:

>Hey guys. I hate off topic and spam posts more than the next guy, but
>this one is pretty darned important. We are on the ground in Aceh
>Province, Indonesia trying to restore communications in the region. We
>have three VSATs operational in Banda Aceh, providing wireless
>internet at a few hotspots. This gives the relif workers a place to
>get back in touch with family at home, send back pictures, and allows
>them to fell more in touch and stay here in Aceh longer.
>We are also looking at providing voice comms to the local Red Cross
>field offices with two meter handy talkies. Please take a look at this
>post, and let us know if you can help.
>See: http://www.mscomputer.com  for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather 
Stations", and lot's more.  Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions 
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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