THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amateur ham radio operators in the state capital have joined the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. The district administration has roped in ham radio operators to improve crucial communication between departments and offices. As many as 20 ham radio operators are working from morning to night to ensure speedy communication between departments.
Around eight teams have been formed and deployed at various taluk offices, district medical office, ambulance desk and DISHA desk.
Members of Radio Amateur Society of Ananthapuri president Zakkir Hussain said using ham radio during the time of crisis would help coordinate crucial communication. Currently, the teams are deployed at Neyyattinkara taluk, Nedumangad taluk, Thiruvananthapuram taluk and Kattakada taluk.
“We have assigned our teams at the district medical office…