Tag: the US Virgin Islands

via the ARRL: Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net, WX4NHC Stand Down from Maria Activations

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) stood down on September 20 after 60 hours of activation for Hurricane Maria as did the VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center. The International Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) SSB Net will be in extended monitoring mode through Friday. “The latest storm track is […]

via the ARRL: Hurricane Watch Net Now Watching Three Atlantic Basin Hurricanes

The already-busy Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) now is watching three hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin — Category 5 Irma; Category 1 José, following behind Irma, and Category 1 Katia in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s the first time in more than 5 years that three storms have been active at the same time in the […]

Puerto Rico Radio Amateurs Take Part in 2017 Caribbean Tsunami Exercise

As they have done in past years, radio amateurs in Puerto Rico took part in the Caribe Wave tsunami exercise on March 21. Tsunami Preparedness Week was March 19-25 for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Caribe Wave is the annual tsunami exercise of the UNESCO Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the […]

QCWA Invites ARRL Members, Family, and Friends to 70th Anniversary Charity Cruise

The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) Board of Directors has announced a 70th anniversary charity cruise this fall. The 11-day cruise, aboard the MS Koningsdam, will set sail on October 18 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with ports of call in Sint Maarten, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts and Nevis, the US Virgin Islands, and the […]

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