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#2995 - 10/02/00 04:23 AM from Cayo and San Pedro
Marty Online   happy
I just talked with my friend Jerry McDermott who is at his ranch in the Cayo
(mile 61 on the western highway) he says they have rain but that's all so
far. He has a friend who has set up a ham radio and says, as of 30 minutes
ago, the wind in San Pedro was still at about 50mph and that no one had been
killed that they know of. A lot of smaller houses destroyed, two of Tropic's
planes that were there were very badly damaged, Barry Bowen's plane which was
in it's hanger was damaged, etc. He said there are 3 planes in Belmopan and
that as soon as they are able to get there they will be flying to San Pedro,
although he did not think they would be able to land but would be able to get
a better view of the island. He understands that there has been a lot of
damage. Of course cell phones and land phones have been out as we know.

Best regards,
Dee Thomas

#2996 - 10/02/00 04:29 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
Dan Armeneau Offline
You wouldn't happen to know what band the ham operator is running on, or to be more exact the actual frequency. I could maybe tune in and catch some news as I drift off to sleep.

[This message has been edited by Dan Armeneau (edited 10-01-2000).]

#2997 - 10/02/00 04:32 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
PamG Offline
Good to hear from you. Where are you??? I am at Karl and Ellen's in New Orleans and talked to Pamie this morning. She was safe with Cal and Amanda and kids. Haven't heard from them since phones went down so glad you got a report through Jerry.

#2998 - 10/02/00 05:15 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
TexasCat Offline
marty have you heard from gaz coopoer or sandshaker? i have not heard from them since sat afternoon. worried about them.

#2999 - 10/02/00 05:22 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
Canadian Sister Offline
Marty if you takto jerry again ask him if he has heard anything from sundiver he knows my mom quite well and any news would really help i am very worried and have no one to let me know what is going on!
arianna scott
Kathryn scotts daughter in canada

#3000 - 10/02/00 05:31 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
TexasCat Offline
sundiver was posting earlier but have not heard since. still waiting for news also.

#3001 - 10/02/00 05:34 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
Canadian Sister Offline
the earlier sundiver posting came form my dad in england and that came form the last call me had from them 9 and a hafl hours ago. But thanks

#3002 - 10/02/00 05:38 AM Re: from Cayo and San Pedro
Marty Online   happy
I'm not talking with Jerry, a friend is, and its pretty tough to get thru right now.


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