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Today’s National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshops Being Streamed Live

04/15/2014

Amateur Radio workshop sessions at the National Hurricane Conference taking place today in Miami will be streamed live to the Web via the VoIP SKYWARN/Hurricane Net Support and North Shore Radio Association sites. The session schedule is listed on these links and below. Times are in Eastern Daylight Time:

10:30 Opening Remarks (John McHugh, K4AG)

10:35 Importance of Amateur Radio/Spotter Surface Reports (NHC Director Rick Knabb)

11:00 Canadian Hurricane Centre Amateur Radio Operations (Bob Robichaud, VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Centre)

11:20 WX4NHC Group Presentation (Julio Ripoll, WD4R)

11:40 Weather Initiatives by WX4NHC (John McHugh, K4AG)

Lunch: Noon-13:30 EDT

13:30 ARRL Hurricane Preparedness (Mike Corey, KI1U, ARRL Emergency Preparedness Manager)

13:50 Hurricane Sandy: A Mid-Atlantic Perspective (Rob Macedo, KD1CY, ARES SKYWARN Coordinator)

14:10 Hurricane Sandy: A New England Perspective (Rob Macedo, KD1CY, ARES SKYWARN Coordinator)

14:40 Amateur Radio at the Boston Marathon (Rob Macedo, KD1CY, ARES SKYWARN Coordinator)

Break: 15:00-15:30 EDT

15:30 Brief Overview of the Hurricane Watch Net (Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, HWN Manager)

15:45 Brief Overview of the VoIP Hurricane Net (Rob Macedo, KD1CY, ARES SKYWARN Coordinator)

16:00 ARRL Update (Mike Corey, KI1U, ARRL Emergency Preparedness Manager)

16:20 RAP Session — Amateur Radio: The Emergency Manager's Hidden Resource (KI1U, KD1CY, K4AG, WD4R, and VE1MBR)

 

 



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