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from Cayo and San Pedro #2995
10/01/00 10:23 PM
10/01/00 10:23 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Marty  Offline OP
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

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #2996
10/01/00 10:29 PM
10/01/00 10:29 PM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 14
Leduc, Alberta, CANADA
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Dan Armeneau Offline
 
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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).]

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #2997
10/01/00 10:32 PM
10/01/00 10:32 PM
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Dee:
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.
Pamela

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #2998
10/01/00 11:15 PM
10/01/00 11:15 PM
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Allen,TX,USA
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marty have you heard from gaz coopoer or sandshaker? i have not heard from them since sat afternoon. worried about them.

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #2999
10/01/00 11:22 PM
10/01/00 11:22 PM
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Kelowna, BC, Canada
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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!
thanks
arianna scott
Kathryn scotts daughter in canada

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #3000
10/01/00 11:31 PM
10/01/00 11:31 PM
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sundiver was posting earlier but have not heard since. still waiting for news also.

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #3001
10/01/00 11:34 PM
10/01/00 11:34 PM
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Kelowna, BC, Canada
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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

Re: from Cayo and San Pedro #3002
10/01/00 11:38 PM
10/01/00 11:38 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Marty  Offline OP
I'm not talking with Jerry, a friend is, and its pretty tough to get thru right now.


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