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XM Launches 'Red Cross Radio'

XM Launches 'Red Cross Radio'
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The American Red Cross and XM are producing a national radio channel to communicate with Red Cross staff and volunteers and assist hurricane victims. The Red Cross is using the channel, "Red Cross Radio," to deliver information and announcements to workers in the Gulf Coast area as well as to send mass messages to its staff. XM said it is also donating radios to the Red Cross for relief workers and aid stations.
The satcaster also airs an Emergency Alert Channel, which tracked the hurricane and now provides updates on cleanup, road closures, school closings and other information.

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