Over 2.6 million Amateur Radio stations around the world working on the amateur radio bands. They have often provided the first information of a disaster and served as the only link in the rural and remote areas.
List of radio frequencies for the hurricane season 2011-12.
490.0 (Sitor-B) NAVTEX alternate, languages other than English
518.0 (Sitor-B) US & Canadian CGs, Navigational Telex...
Info from QRZ.com Forum:
Guys - heart attack with member KL7RRC/P team - they need help.
Freq 14264.0 Phone 9 074874586 (number is incorrect)
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This is so strange news. KL7RRC Team has a "SPOT" device and in case of emergency they can send "SOS" signal over the SAT.
A lot's of messages circulated at "QRZ.com" around this accident.
On Tuesday, January 12 at 4:53 PM Haiti time (2153 UTC), a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit 10 miles (15 kilometers) west of Port-au-Prince, the island nation's capital. Communications in and out of Haiti have been disrupted. No word has been received as of yet from any of Haitian Amateur Radio operators. The ARRL encourages US amateurs to be aware of the emergency operations on the following frequencies:...