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2009-04-06

[EMCOMM] Emergency Frequencies Declared for Italian Earthquake

April 6, 2009

An earthquake that registered between 5.8 and 6.3 magnitude struck L\'Aquila, the capital of Italy\'s Abruzzo region, about 104 km northeast of Rome, early Monday morning. News reports say the quake has killed more than 90 people, with at least 50,000 left homeless. According to cluster spots, 7045 Khz and 3640 kHz are being used as emergency frequencies, so please keep these frequencies clear. (From the ARRL web site)