Dodane przez sp9mrn dnia 2008-05-14 / 22:13
Just received this through a ARES reflector
""Strong earthquake hits China, all ham radio operators stand by PLEASE HELP
TO SPREAD THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE
Strong earthquake hits China, all ham radio operators stand by A Magnitude
7.8 earthquake hits Sichuan, China on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 06:28:04 UTC.
Casualties and loss unknown up to now. According to Chinese Radio Sports
Association, 14.270Mhz, 7.050 and 7.060 Mhz are preserved for amateur radio
emergency service in the rescue. Please spread this message as far as you
can and keep the frequencies clean for emergency use. Thank you.
Yesterday, 05:57 PM
BG8AAS from Chengdu, Sichuan reported that local UHF repeater survived in
the disaster. It keeps functioning from the 1st minute and more than 200
local radio hams are now on that repeater. A group of hams from Chengdu has
headed for Wenchuan, the center of the quake, trying to setup emergency
communication services there.
BA8AB, also from Chengdu, Sichuan, is active on the 40m emergency frequency.
Up to now, no further information available from the center zone of the
quake. There are a few radio amateurs there, but all of the communications
have been cut out, including amateur radio.
Yesterday, 06:58 PM
According to BG8AAS, local UHF repeater in Chengdu keeps busy running after
the quake. It helps to direct social vehicles to transport the wounded from
Dujiangyan, Beichuan, and other regions. Another UHF repeater also starts
its working in Mianyan, supported by generators.
However, they are going to face a shortage of gas.
Damage in Chengdu remains in the lowest level, but the situation is very
very bad in the counties around. A few towns are said to be destroyed
completely. More than 7000 died in the town of Beichuan. Casualties in
several other towns are still unknown and not counted in the published
It is a long and sad day.
Today, 08:31 AM
Your attention please! 14.270Mhz is now reserved for ARES in 5.12 earth
quake in Sichuan, China. Please help to keep this frequency clear.
A group of radio amateurs is now transmitting from Wenchuan, the center of
quake. Its signal is reported to be very weak. They tried to keep
communication with BY8AA in Chengdu, seeking for all resources needed.
During a contact finished a few minutes ago, they were asking for raincoats,
water, tents, and outdoor living facilities.
PLEASE HELP TO FORWARD THIS MESSAGE TO ALL RELEVANT FORUMS, MAILING LISTS,
AND NEWS RESOURCES. MEANWHILE, KEEP THE ABOVE FREQUENCY CLEAN FOR EMERGENCY
Michael Chen, BD5RV/4""