Thailand’s radio hams help save almost 1,000 lives
At a recent gathering hosted by Thailand’s amateur radio society, RAST, those present heard how RAST Secretary Wacharaphol, HS4DDQ, and his team working with the Public Health Ministry on Ngarmwongwarn Road and using the callsign HS0AC had helped to save almost 1,000 lives by coordinating rescue communications in cases of medical emergencies. Continue reading “Thailand’s radio hams help save almost 1,000 lives”
DATE: November 8, 2011 12:00:00 PM AKST
Coast Guard prepares for severe weather
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is working with federal and state agencies to respond to incoming severe weather in the Bering Sea and Western Alaska Tuesday. Continue reading “U.S. Coast Guard prepares for severe weather”
Following flash flooding in the Liguria and Tuscany regions of North West Italy last week which killed 10 people, further heavy rain has struck the region killing more people in flooding.
The Amateur Radio Voluntary communications group RNRE has been asked by their government to provide additional radio communications in the affected areas from Friday 4th November until at least Monday 7th November.
HF Frequencies which may be used in Italy are 3.643, 3.760MHz and 7.045-7.060MHz. Amateurs are asked to listen carefully before using these frequencies to avoid causing QRM to emergency nets.
IARU Region 1
Article originally posted on Southgate Amateur Radio News
To: U.S. West Coast, Alaska, and British Columbia coastal regions
From: NOAA/NWS/West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
Subject: Tsunami Information Statement issued 11/6/2011 at 1:44AM AKST
At 1:41 AM Alaskan Standard Time on November 6, an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.1 occurred 75 miles/121 Km south of Cold Bay, Alaska .
The magnitude is such that a tsunami WILL NOT be generated. This will be the only WCATWC message issued for this event.
The location and magnitude are based on preliminary information. Further information will be issued by the United States Geological Survey or the appropriate regional seismic network.
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GlobalSET November 2011
HQ- Stations of all IARU R2 Member Societies and stations of Emergency Communications Groups are invited by IARU R1 to participate in the next Global Simulated Emergency Test. It is scheduled on Saturday, November 12th, 2011, from 11:00 to 15:00 Local Time.
YV5RNE will be HQ-Region 2 Station on the IARU R2 CoA’s frequencies.
Please follow the link:
Cesar Pio Santos, HR2P
EMCOR IARU R2
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To the International Amateur Radio Community .
The International Radio Emergency Support Coalition ( IRESC International) has established radio and echolink operations in regards to the earthquake that occurred in the country of Turkey. Continue reading “IRESC echolink node 257246”
The Hurricane Watch Net is being activated for Hurricane Rina which is predicted to make landfall on the eastern edge of the Yucatan Peninsula on Thursday Oct 27. Continue reading “Hurricane Rina”
Due to major flooding in Thailand and the recent large earthquake in Turkey, please avoid the following frequencies: 7.060-7.063 MHz (Thailand) and 7.092 MHz USB (Turkey). If asked to QSY to avoid interfering with emergency traffic, please do so immediately.
The Coast Emergency Communications Association will be holding a General Meeting on October 27th @ 19:00.
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