July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Hurricane Irma

Via the ARRL: Category 4 Hurricane Eta Threat Prompts Activation

As Hurricane Eta increased to a major Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 140 MPH on track to landfall along the Nicaraguan coast, WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) activated, monitoring 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz, the frequencies used by the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), as well as the VoIP Hurricane Net, Winlink, APRS, and other modes. As of Tuesday evening, Eta was not threat…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/category-4-hurricane-eta-threat-prompts-activation