Algerian Radio Amateurs assisting fire response — UPDATED.

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Radio Amateurs from the Algerian National Society ARA are assisting their Government in the response to forest fires in Ouacif (Tizi-Ouzou), where 65 people have lost their lives already. 

An ARA team was dispatched to the scene of the incident, where communications networks were already weak to communicate emergency needs between the mobile station currently located in Ouacif and the crisis unit in Tamda via the ARA HQ station.

Frequencies reported in use are 7110 KHz, 3650 KHz and 14300 KHz. Please take care not to affect emergency operations on those frequencies.

UPDATE 14/Aug/2021 — Afif 7X7RO reports that ARA have completed their work on Friday 13th August. Thanks to all who responded to the call to keep frequencies clear.

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