IS THE FREQUENCY IN USE is proper etiquette when you start to use a frequency. This protocol is probably more important than usual today and this weekend. ( DEC 5/6 2014) There is a very large storm, Super Typhoon Hagupit) moving toward the Philippines.This area has not yet fully recovered from the last major storm. With the contest season in full swing the last thing anyone wants to do is interfere with emergency communications.
With the contest season in full swing we may be in a rush and overlook some things, but please take that extra second this weekend to listen first. Once I learn what emergency frequencies will be used I will post them here
IS THE FREQUENCY IN USE