International | Homespun computer network keeps missionaries in touch
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/11/97, 12:00 am
in Green Bay, Wis. - Missionaries rely on the perennial array of homegrown innovations to get their job done where they are called, which usually happen to be places that have not met the late 20th century. At a recent exhibition in Green Bay, Wisc., put on by JAARS, the aviation support arm of Wycliffe Bible Translators, one volunteer rep demonstrated a hand-cranked cassette player. Another showed how a windshield wiper motor converted into a makeshift generator could be capable of neutralizing snake-bite toxins with its low-current, high-voltage charge.