A version of this article appeared in the March 2013 print issue with the headline: Ready and willing. A handheld radio, portable antennas, extra batteries and cables, a soldering iron, clean clothes, snack bars and a length of rope. That's some of what you'll find in a "go-bag." And if you're one of the many amateur-radio operators who volunteer during local emergencies, you always keep a go-bag packed. When disaster strikes, you grab it and rush to a Red Cross ...

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