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    10/30/2008 | SKYWARN Recognition Day Set for December 6

    The 10th Annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) Special Event will take place Saturday, December 6, 2008. SRD is co-sponsored by the ARRL and the National Weather Service (NWS) as a way to recognize the commitment made by Amateur Radio operators in helping
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  • 09/28/2008 | Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC to Activate for Kyle

    As Hurricane Kyle, a Category 1 hurricane, makes its way up the Eastern Seaboard, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and the VoIP Hurricane Net (VoIPWXNet) plan to activate. According to the N
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  • 09/11/2008 | VoIP Hurricane Net Prepares, Seeks Assistance for Ike

    The VoIP Hurricane Net is looking for Amateur Radio operators who have an EchoLink or IRLP node near or in the projected path of Hurricane Ike. The VoIP Weather Net works in conjunction with WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Cent
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    09/05/2008 | ARRL, Amateur Radio Gears Up for Hanna, Ike

    As the ARRL Headquarters staff continues to support response and recovery efforts in Louisiana and the areas impacted by Hurricane Gustav, yet another storm begins to shift some of the focus eastward. Tropical Storm Hanna, currently forecasted to impact t
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  • 05/07/2008 | Eight Tornadoes Ravage Eastern Virginia

    When tornadoes swept across the state of Virginia on Monday, April 28, local Amateur Radio operators responded to the call for assistance. According to Ken Murphy, KI4GEM, Assistant Emergency Coordinator for Portsmouth, an EF3 tornado touched down in Suff
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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 | Hams on Hand as Tornados Sweep through Georgia, Downtown Atlanta

    When tornados swept through Georgia this past weekend, Amateur Radio operators were on hand to assist where needed. On Friday, March 14, an EF-2 tornado touched down in downtown Atlanta at 9:38 PM (local time). The National Weather Service said the twiste
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