In Devastated Dominica, ‘Hams’ Become Vital Communications Link

Brian Machesney (Call sign: K1LI), left, and Gordon Royner, Jr. (J73GAR), in Dominica earlier this year, discussing the operation of a ham radio set.

With cell-phone providers struggling to get back up and running, amateur radio operators have stepped in to fill the communications void.

(Image credit: Michelle Guenard)