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ARRL Special Bulletin ARLX008 (2014)

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ARLX008 EchoLink/IRLP Conference, Nodes Changed for May 31 WX4NHC
Station Test

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Special Bulletin 8  ARLX008
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 30, 2014
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLX008 EchoLink/IRLP Conference, Nodes Changed for May 31 WX4NHC
Station Test

WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, will be on
the air Saturday, May 31, for the annual NHC Station Test. The event
will begin at 1300 UTC and wrap up at 2200 UTC.

Due to a server issue the EchoLink/IRLP conference and nodes have
changed. The EchoLink conference will be *VKEMCOMM* EchoLink
Conference Node 270177/IRLP 9508. WX4NHC plans to be on EchoLink and
IRLP from 2000 until 2200 UTC.

The purpose of the event is to test Amateur Radio Station equipment
in advance of the 2014 Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1
through November 30.

WX4NHC will make brief contacts with participating station on
various bands and modes, exchanging signal reports and basic weather
data. For example, stations may report "sunny" or "rain" or "cloudy"
in describing the conditions at their locations. WX4NHC will operate
on HF, VHF, UHF, 2 meter and 30 meter APRS, and be available via
WinLink email (subject line must contain "//WL2K") at,
wx4nhc@winlink.org .

WX4NHC will generally stay on the recognized Hurricane Watch Net
(HWN) frequency of 14.325 MHz.
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