Amateur Radio Club assisted in fire emergency
Last updated 11/15/2007 at Noon
FALLBROOK — In the midst of a devastating fire, Fallbrook and the surrounding area thrived and will continue to do so.
Most people have heard of amateur radio. Many people regard it as a “toy” and an obsolete mode of communications; however, it works when all other communications fail. “Amateur” is somewhat of a misnomer because the ranks of the organization are made up of people far removed from being amateurs.
In the Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club, there are engineers, teachers, accountants, a doctor, a dentist, a professional chef, an airline captain, a retired State Fire Marsh...