February 24, 2024

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Hurricane Irma

Via the ARRL: Hurricane Watch Net Plans Two Activations as Grace Reaches Hurricane Status

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) plans to activate today (Wednesday, August 18) and Friday as Grace attains Category 1 hurricane status. Air Force Reserve and NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft determined that Grace became a hurricane just west of Grand Cayman Island.

As of 1100 UTC, Grace was 65 miles west of Grand Cayman and 350 miles east of Tulum, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 75 MPH. The…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/hurricane-watch-net-plans-two-activations-as-grace-reaches-hurricane-status