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The backup emergency communication skills of area amateur radio operators, often called "hams," were tested in St. Croix County earlier this month. Amateur radio operators conducted their annual Simulated Emergency Test in cooperation with state and local officials. Using emergency powered radios and working with local agencies, the hams had only a few hours to create extensive radio communication networks which could be used should there be a failure or overload of normal services.

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