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ARRL Special Bulletin ARLX016 (1996)

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ARLX016 Bertha update 1

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Special Bulletin 16  ARLX016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 10, 1996
To all radio amateurs

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ARLX016 Bertha update 1

As of 0900 EDT Wednesday, July 10, 1996, a hurricane watch continues
for the North and South Carolina coasts.  At 8 AM, Hurricane Bertha
was located approximately 635 miles SSE of Wilmington, NC, and
moving northwest at 18 MPH.  Maximum sustained winds were 105 MPH.
The current forecast track has the storm center off the coast from
Charleston, SC, Thursday afternoon and then parallel the coastline
and move toward the outerbanks early Friday.

The Hurricane Watch Net is expected to be active on 14.325 MHz as
the storm draws near the US coast.  Amateurs are requested not to
transmit on this frequency unless directed to do so by Net Control
Stations.
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