ARRL to Host Webinar on Amateur Radio Response to 2012 Hurricane Season

Karl W4KRL W4KRL at
Fri Jul 13 14:23:40 CDT 2012

ARRL to Host Webinar on Amateur Radio Response to 2012 Hurricane Season 


The ARRL will host a webinar
<>  from 8-9:30 PM EDT
Tuesday, July 17 (0000-0130 UTC Wednesday, July 18) to present information
about the 2012 hurricane season and the Amateur Radio response. The program
will offer presentations from representatives from the National Hurricane
Center ( <> NHC) and  <>
WX4NHC (the Amateur Radio station at the NHC), the  <>
VoIP Hurricane Net, the Hurricane Watch Net ( <> HWN) and
the ARRL. Webinar registration is open to all, but this informative web
session will be of particular interest to those amateurs in hurricane-prone
areas. If you are interested in emergency communications and hurricane
preparedness and response, you are invited to attend this online

The following items will be included in the webinar:

*	Opening remarks and introduction of presenters.
*	Meteorological Overview of the Upcoming Season, presented by VoIP
Hurricane Net Director of Operations and ARRL Eastern Massachusetts Section
Emergency Coordinator Rob Macedo, KD1CY.
*	Amateur Radio WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center: Who We Are
and What We Do and How to Contact WX4NHC and Submit Surface Reports During a
Hurricane, presented by WX4NHC Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R
*	WX4NHC Weather Initiatives: APRS, ON-NHC, CARMEN and CWOP Programs
and Equipment, presented by WX4NHC Coordinator John McHugh, K4AG
*	ARRL Coordination and Interface, presented by ARRL Emergency
Preparedness Manager Mike Corey, KI1U
*	VoIP Hurricane Net, presented by Rob Macedo, KD1CY
*	Hurricane Watch Net, presented by Hurricane Watch Net Assistant Net
Manager Tom Gerard, KB3ONZ
*	Q&A Session and Closing Remarks

To register for this webinar, please click here
<>  or paste this URL in your
browser address bar:



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