Monday, July 17, 2006

Lebanon Ham Net Active

Courtesy of the DX newsgroup and Hani OD5TE:

In support of the current situation in Lebanon, the Arab Amateur Radio Emergency Service has been activated on 14.305 MHz in order to take Welfare and Emergency messages. At the same time all local repeaters in Lebanon will have priority for emergency use.

OD5TE/R: 144.700- T88.5 (Covering Greater Beirut Are and Main Lebanese coastal road)
OD5RAK/R: 144.025+ T88.5 (Covering Northern Lebanon)

Repeaters will be linked through Echolink at all time to allow maximum coverage.