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  • NOAA-WX4NHC

    06/22/2010 | WX4NHC and Amateur Radio Featured on NHC’s New Hurricane Preparedness Web Site

    In April, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) debuted a new Web site dedicate to hurricane preparedness. The site explains that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters, and that by knowing your
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  • WX4NHC

    06/08/2010 | WX4NHC Reports 2010 On-the-Air Station Test Results

    As volunteers at the WX4NHC -- the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) In Miami, Florida -- prepare for one of the most active hurricane seasons predicted since 2005, WX4NHC Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, said he is cou
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  • HurricaneFlags

    06/01/2010 | 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Today

    The Atlantic hurricane season could be the busiest since 2005, when Katrina and Rita caused massive destruction along the same part of the Gulf Coast now struggling with the largest offshore oil spill in US history, government scientists with the National
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  • HurricaneFlags

    01/14/2010 | NHC to Provide Greater Lead Time for Watches, Warnings

    Beginning with the 2010 hurricane season, NOAA's National Hurricane Center in Miami will issue watches and warnings for tropical storms and hurricanes along threatened coastal areas 12 hours earlier than in previous years.
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  • ThreeStorms

    08/19/2009 | Hurricane Bill Builds to Category 4; Amateur Radio Hurricane Nets Ready

    Now that Tropical Storms Ana and Claudette have dissipated, Hurricane Bill -- now labeled a Category 4 storm -- is churning its way across the Atlantic with sustained winds near 135 miles per hour. Even though the storm's projected path does not make land
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  • 08/10/2009 | Amateur Radio Station WX4NHC Featured in National Commercial

    WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida, is featured in a 60 second radio spot for Duracell batteries. The commercial, which begins airing this month, highlights the efforts of an all-volunteer army of ha
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  • 06/15/2009 | WX4NHC Announces On-the-Air Station Test Results

    WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center conducted its annual On-The-Air Station Test on Saturday, May 30, 2009. According to Assistant WX4NHC Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, the station conducted the test to promote awareness of
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  • 03/24/2009 | Hurricane Watch Net Seeks New Members

    With hurricane season approaching, the various organizations that assist the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami are gearing up for what could be a very active storm season. One organization that assists the NHC is the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN). To b
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