April 12, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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La Soufriere volcano, Saint Vincent

Via the ARRL: Saint Vincent Radio Amateurs on Alert During Volcano Emergency

Donald de Riggs, J88CD, on the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent, says that on April 13, the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, island residents were awakened to another column of volcanic ash creating a thick blanket, obscuring part of the eastern sky as the volcano continues to erupt violently.

“Almost all residents in the Red Zone have been evacuated, save for a …

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/st-vincent-radio-amateurs-on-alert-during-volcano-emergency