In any sort of emergency some form of communications is vital to allow the citizens of the community to function properly. This is especially important in small communities around the country. Some sort of organized CB operators with well equipped stations could easily make a big difference in emergency situations.
A lot of us were glued to the grainy pictures on our black and white television sets, straining to hear and understand the two way radio communication from a place that for so long had seemed so unreachable.
Only by happenstance did I pick up a dog-eared copy of a book I had found at the communication radios thrift store for a buck - Bob Bly's "Secrets of a Freelance Writer: How to Make $85,000 A Year". As I leafed through this find, my eyes opened wide with a new realization. There's a whole world out there looking for freelance writers - it's just not where I expected!
Samsung and motorola have incorporated the technology of LTE in their Smartphones. However, the only condition seems to be the carrier service that should support it in your locality. 4G LTE network too is provided by both the brands but you can only avail it if your carrier is providing it.
To test the new F4U-5's above 40,000 ft., our pilots needed hard hats, pressurized cockpits, and ejection seats. Ironically for three to four months in we radio communication had none of those three necessities!
Stop for the bell ringers. They are there for you and me. In these hard, economic times it's tough to fill those kettles. But, oh, how they need to be filled.