Information for Amateurs Radio Operators

Info you may be interested in

Three states have issued states of Emergency for Hurricane Michael.

Reports indicate commercial communication has been disrupted in the Florida panhandle.

Sirius radio is now broadcasting the weather channel on their channel 145 to all ( active and inactive) Sirius receivers

In view of current band conditions please ensure your HF frequency is clear before use. Emergency nets may have to move off their usual frequencies to complete their mission.

The HURRICANE WATCH NET and the Salvation Army NETS ARE ACTIVE. OCT 9 2018

The Hurricane Watch Net is now active . Check their website for frequencies.  Please ensure your frequency is not in use before transmitting.

http://www.hwn.org/

 

Southern Territory SATERN SSB Net 7.265 MHz
Wednesday, 10 October 2018

8:00 AM CDT – 1300 UTC and will continue to operate until 8:00 PM CDT – 0100 UTC. If required, the Net will resume operations on Thursday, 11 October 2018.

New Winlink Stations in Central America Oct 2018..

HI8COE Dominican Republic and TI0BCR Costa Rica about to go on line. Coordinating the installations  will start on Monday Oct 8th 2018.

3 more to go on this project paid for by ITU Region 2 and local support by Central American amateurs.
All gateways for this project consist of Icom 7300’s, SCS Dragon modems, broadband wire antennas, and are at a government facility with E-Power.
Great work by all involved