Category: Hurricane

Hurricane Watch Net

Hurricane Watch Net

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 @ 11:00 AM EST (1700 UTC) The Hurricane Watch Net is in Stand-By Mode. The Hurricane Watch Net is closely monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Nicole. Nicole is forecast to make landfall somewhere along the…

Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Key Message on TS Ian (NWS) 9/29/2022 1100

Hurricane Watch Net

CQ News: Hurricane Watch Net Activates as Fiona Heads North

The following is from our friends at the Hurricane Watch Net (www.hwn.org):   As of 10:00 AM EDT (1400 UTC) Thursday, Fiona remains a powerful Cat 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 130 mph. The Hurricane Watch Net will activate…

FCC Extends Waiver Permitting Use of PACTOR 4 for Hurricane Relief Efforts

The FCC has extended by 1 week an emergency waiver request from ARRL to permit radio amateurs actively engaged in Hurricane Dorian response and relief efforts to use the PACTOR 4 digital protocol on HF. “We conclude that granting the…

Amateur Radio Resources Ready as Dorian Poised to Become a Major Hurricane

[UPDATED: 2019-08-29 @1945UTC] Amateur Radio resources organized this week as Hurricane Dorian threatened Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and worked its way through the Caribbean. A change in direction spared Puerto Rico — still recovering from hurricanes Irma and Maria…

Senator Lauds Hams in Post-Hurricane Tweet

Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker – a longtime supporter of amateur radio – used his Twitter feed in October to point out the ways in which hams helped with disaster response efforts in Florida after Hurricane Michael. According to the ARRL Letter,…