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Local HAM Radio Operators Assist With Puerto Rico Recovery

Taylor Vessel/WSIU
Tim Maloney demonstrates his HAM Radio equipment

Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico residents are struggling to recover. Power has not been fully restored, and fresh water and other supplies are still hard to come by.

In the days immediately after the storm, a southern Illinoisan decided to lend his help – in connecting others who could lend a hand. Taylor Vessel of WSIU’s River Region Evening Edition reports on Tim Maloney's trip.

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