MEDFORD, Ore. — Over half a million Oregonians participated in the Great Oregon ShakeOut Thursday. Central Medford High School shook up the normal drill showing students how understanding amateur radio could help if a big earthquake did happen. At 10:21 a.m. correlating with Thursday’s date, students dropped beneath their desks, covered their heads and waited out the fake earthquake. Then teacher and amateur radio aficionado Michael Torguson showed his students how helpful the tool is. Instead of focusing on a future event like an earthquake, he spoke about an event that affected many in the Rogue Valley, the Almeda fire. “The The post Central Medford High shakes up the Great Oregon ShakeOut appeared first on KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2.
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Central Medford High shakes up the Great Oregon ShakeOut