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- Haitian radio helps keep a country afloat (Global Post)
- 1/21/10: Article on radio station that survived the quake almost unscathed: â€śWe were so used to power cuts here in Haiti that we had built a special system for when the lights go out,â€ť he explained, talking in his hectic studio. â€śOur diesel-run generator switched on automatically.â€ť
- Microwind: "Windbelt, Cheap Generator Alternative, Set to Power Third World" (Popular Mechanics)
- "...Frayneâ€™s device, which he calls a Windbelt, is a taut membrane fitted with a pair of magnets that oscillate between metal coils. Prototypes have generated 40 milliwatts in 10-mph slivers of wind, making his device 10 to 30 times as efficient as the best microturbines...."
- "Low-tech radios connect some Haitians" (CNN)
- "In the brutal aftermath of Haiti's earthquake, Jean-Robert Gaillard turned to his low-tech radio for solace and for a lifeline.
When the earthquake hit, the 57-year-old from Petionville, Haiti, found most of his normal lines of communication -- his cell phone, the Internet, even his ability to walk down the street and talk to someone -- severed by the disaster.
But Gaillard used a neighbor's generator to power up his radio and connect to a handful of amateur radio enthusiasts in the United States -- many of whom were eagerly listening to radio static for calls like his..."
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