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  • Members of the Taunton SKYWARN ARC Team received an Excellence Award from the meteorologists at the Taunton National Weather Service office on November 15, 2008. [Bill Ricker, N1VUX, Photo]

    11/18/2008 | New England Weather Spotters Receive Award as Severe Weather Comes Calling

    On November 15, Amateur Radio operators who serve the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts received an award from the NWS weather forecasters citing excellence in service and "tireless service" to the NWS and to the people of South
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    09/15/2008 | Hams in Texas and Surrounding States Active as Ike Pounds Gulf Coast and Inland Areas

    As Hurricane Ike weakened and became a tropical storm and then a tropical depression after slamming ashore near Galveston, Texas early Saturday morning, hams in several ARRL sections were supporting agencies with their communications needs. Although the f
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    09/15/2008 | Texas Hams Braced for Ike

    As Tropical Storm Ike slowly weakens over Southeast Texas, hams in the three ARRL Texas Sections -- South Texas, North Texas and West Texas -- are assisting served agencies that are coping with the after-effects of was once a Category 2 hurricane. At 2:1
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    09/12/2008 | Hurricane Ike Eyeing Galveston Island

    Hurricane Ike -- currently a Category 2 hurricane, but expected to reach Category 3 status sometime today -- is poised to make landfall near Galveston Island around 3 AM early Saturday, if it keeps on its current track and speed. Hams in Texas and Louisia
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    09/12/2008 | Hams Prepare as Hurricane Ike Gets Ready to Pound Gulf

    After making its way over Cuba, Hurricane Ike -- currently a Category 2 hurricane, but expected to grow stronger -- has made its way into the Gulf of Mexico and is poised to wreak havoc with coastal towns in Texas and Louisiana. Hams in those states have
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    09/09/2008 | Hanna Passes Up Eastern Seaboard

    Tropical Storm Hanna made its way up the East Coast of the United States, making landfall on the North/South Carolina border at 3:15 AM (EDT) Saturday, September 6. The storm produced tropical storm-force winds gusts, with some locations experiencing sust
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  • 09/03/2008 | As Gustav Pounds Louisiana, Local and Area Hams are Ready

    As Hurricane Gustav roared through Louisiana, ARRL Division, Section and public information volunteers in and around the area impacted by the Category 2 hurricane, reported that they were preparing to deploy themselves and other volunteers to strategic lo
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    07/24/2008 | In Virginia, ARES® = RACES

    On July 3, Virginia officials, along with representatives from that state's ARES® and RACES groups, signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), uniting the three groups. State Coordinator, Commonwealth of Virginia Department of E
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