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Amateur Radio Repeater from US Clears Customs in Nepal. Post #432.

Amateur Radio Repeater from US Clears Customs in Nepal : Amateur Radio Repeater from US Clears Customs in Nepal.  TAGS: amateur radio, amateur radio community, amateur radio equipment, amateur radio repeater, ARRL Emergency Preparedness, earthquake disaster, ham radio, ham radio equipment, magnitude earthquake, Manager Mike Corey, Military Auxiliary Radio, Nepal, recovery effort 05/07/2015. Thanks to the efforts of the Computer Association of Nepal-USA (CAN-USA), a repeater that the group had donated to Tribhuvan University in Nepal was released from customs on May 5 and now is at the university in the care of Sanjeeb Panday, 9N1SP. CAN-USA Disaster Preparedness Committee Chair Suresh Ojha, W6KTM, said his organization “sought and received help from the US State Department, the US Embassy in Nepal, and Nepal’s Ministry of Information and Communication.”  “We were especially thrilled that the Minister of Information and Communication, the Honorable Minendra Rijal, personally contacted