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Amateur Radio Volunteers in Puerto Rico Meet a Variety of Communication Needs

10/04/2017

Amateur Radio volunteers deployed as American Red Cross volunteers to Puerto Rico, as part of the “Force of 50” last weekend, have been focusing their efforts where their help is most needed.

“The American Red Cross gave us priority directive to move six of our operators to various highly impacted sites on the island,” volunteer Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, said…

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Revised ARRL Frequency Chart Now Available

An updated ARRL frequency chart is now available for printing and downloading at http://www.arrl.org/graphical-frequency-allocations. The chart has been updated to include our new bands at 2,200 and 630 meters.

The new chart is available in the following PDF formats:

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Amateur Radio’s Force of Fifty Answers the Red Cross Call in Puerto Rico

 

09/26/2017

 

 

Fifty of the nation’s most accomplished Amateur Radio operators responded within 24 hours to the call of the American Red Cross to deploy to Puerto Rico and provide emergency communications. At the behest of Red Cross, ARRL rallied the US Amateur Radio community to provide up…

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Caribbean Emergency Weather Net Requests Clear Frequency

09/20/2017

The Caribbean Emergency Weather Net (CEWN) has been providing round-the-clock coverage during the passage of Hurricane Maria and in the storm’s immediate wake on 7.188 and 3.815 MHz and is requesting a clear frequency. The CEWN is continuing to handle health-and-welfare traffic in and out…

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PLEASE don't let your guard down.

since 1851 there have been 8 Cat4 orCat5 Hurricanes to hit the Southern Florida Section. PLEASE don’t let your guard down.

 

cat4 and 5

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