Tag: Hurricane Sandy

Emergency Communications from an Old Standby – Radio!

Emergency Communications from an Old Standby – Radio!

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’re midway through hurricane season, which reminded me of the reports out of the east coast after Hurricane Sandy last year. The ability to provide timely emergency information to our citizens has been tested mightily in recent years. The clear winner are the broadcast radio stations across America.  What about our smart phones you say?  [...]

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Local Broadcasters provided key information during Hurricane

Local Broadcasters provided key information during Hurricane

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

An interview today with the head of the New York State Broadcasters Association in Radio World points once again to the critical importance of local broadcasters – radio and television – during a crisis like Hurricane Sandy. David Donovan said a broadcast engineer in New York noted that “essentially, the only communications that seemed to [...]

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