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    08/19/2008 | Hams Ready for Fay

    While Tropical Storm Fay made landfall over Key West, Florida at 3 PM EDT on August 18, Amateur Radio operators throughout Florida were prepared "just in case." As Fay crossed Key West, Florida Emergency Management officials noted that while &qu
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  • 08/02/2008 | MARS Lends a Hand with Hurricane Dolly Operations

    When Tropical Storm Dolly turned into Hurricane Dolly, various Amateur Radio Emergency Communications groups, such as WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and the VoIP WX Net (VOIPWX), began tracking the storm. One other
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    07/22/2008 | Tropical Storm Dolly Expected to Reach Hurricane Status Today; WX4NHC Activated

    According to reports from the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Tropical Storm Dolly is expected to become a hurricane within the next 12-24 hours and track toward the Texas/Mexico border. With this in mind WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National
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    06/05/2008 | National Hurricane Center Director Joins WX4NHC Annual Test

    On Saturday, May 31, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), held their annual Communications Test from 1300-2100 UTC. According to WX4NHC Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, this annual test has two purposes: To ve
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  • 05/28/2008 | National Hurricane Center's WX4NHC Sets On-The-Air Station Test

    The annual WX4NHC On-the-Air Station Test from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami takes place Saturday, May 31, 1300-2100 UTC. "The purpose of this annual Station Test is to test all of our radio equipment, computers and antennas using as m
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  • 05/07/2008 | VoIP Hurricane Net Looking to Recruit Net Control Operators

    The VoIP Hurricane Net is looking for Net Control Operators (NCOs) to assist with its weekly Hurricane Preparation Net and during Hurricane Net activations. The VoIP Hurricane Net, created in 2002, is a support net working with WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio s
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    05/07/2008 | Amateur Radio Well Represented at National Hurricane Conference

    More than 2000 people attended the 30th Annual National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida March31-April 4. Conference Chairman Max Mayfield stated in his opening remarks that he was pleased to see such a turnout, despite the fact that the 2007 hurr
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