The interpolated data of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite (TRMM) of the American Space Agency (NASA) with surface weather stations proved that throughout the last 168 hours (since last Friday, 13), the coast of Espírito Santo was the region of the entire planet Earth to more recorded precipitation. I inform you that the ”Civil Defense” of the State of Espirito Santo (BRAZIL) has requested help from ”AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS” to supply communications, according to a statement received:
I inform you that the PY1AA LABRE-RJ is active in support of communications to PP1DRS
( https://www.facebook.com/groups/rener.rj )
PP1DRS STATION OPERATING at the HEADQUARTERS of the CIVIL DEFENSE in the STATE of ESPÍRITO SANTO in the CITY of VICTORIA REPORTS that WILL BE OPERATING on 7.145Khz to TRY to ESTABLISH CONTACTS with AMATEUR RADIO STATIONS.
The Brazilian Army provided helicopters for the transport of radio amateurs in cities and stranded without communications. The operators in Espirito Santo City: PP1DRS, PP1KX, PU1GLP, PP1CZ, PU1BRA, PU1ARE, PP1DRS, PU1EPM – ( https://www.facebook.com/groups/305679759489410/ )
The Government is providing the access to the radio amateurs can work among them the fire brigade of the State of Espírito Santo ( https://www.facebook.com/bombeiromilitares )
To report emergencies and safety of life requiring the intervention of Civil Defence as: falls, flood barriers and other situations. In addition we are on channel 9 in citizen band (CB) to contact attempts. We need urgent contast with the cities of: (this cities no have contacts!)
-BARRA DE SÃO FRANCISCO,
-ÁGUA DOCE DO NO NORTE,
-ALTO RIO NOVO,
-SANTA MARIA DE JETIBÁ,
The amateur radio operators are struggling to maintain their hopes by means of communications and save lives!