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Willy MacLean, president of the Newport County Radio Club, makes contacts under a tent at Glen Park on Saturday. Mr. MacLean was using a shortwave radio being run off a gas-powered generator.

Amateur radio operators ham it up in Portsmouth

Amateur radio operators ham it up in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — One has to look only back to “Nor’easter Nemo” in February to understand the value of amateur radio operators in emergency situations, said Bob Beatty. “These days we all have cell phones,” said Mr. Beatty, the public information officer for the Newport County Radio Club (NCRC). “I’m more connected today than I’ve ever

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