April 17, 2024

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Hurricane Ida

Via the ARRL: Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net Funnel Ham Radio Reports to Forecasters During Ida

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and the VoIP Hurricane Net (VoIP WX) were busy gathering “ground-truth” weather observations from radio amateurs as Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana Gulf Coast on August 29 as a powerful Category 4 storm. ARES teams in Mississippi activated. Ida wrought extensive damage, especially in Louisiana and Mississippi, and left some 1-million customers in New Orlea…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/hurricane-watch-net-voip-hurricane-net-funnel-ham-radio-reports-to-forecasters-during-ida