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2021 Hurricanes

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This page,, includes information and news summarizing the preparations and response by Amateur Radio (ham radio) volunteers who are supporting emergency communications in areas that may be (or have been) impacted by 2021 hurricanes. Ham radio operators provide a critial communications capability used for relaying life-saving information and to assist with reunification activities. Additionally, radio amateurs throughout affected regions often provide firsthand accounts of storm impact and ongoing recovery needs. 

Media/Press Inquires
For press inquiries, please ask reporters to contact ARRL directly at 860-594-0328, or via email at A system has been established at ARRL Headquarters to respond to media inquiries in a timely and accurate manner.


National Hurricane Center

Tropical Tidbits (current forecast models)

Active Red Cross Shelters

Red Cross Safe and Well

Facebook Safety Check

Hurricane Watch Net

VOIP Hurricane Net

Amateur Radio at the National Hurricane Center

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency - Plan ahead for disasters

Hurricane Central - The Weather Channel

ARRL NEWS ( for the latest news)

07/07/2021 | Elsa to Make Landfall along North Florida Coast, ARES Net Activated

07/06/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Planning to Reactivate for Elsa

07/06/2021 | ARRL Monitoring as Tropical Storm Elsa Nears Florida Peninsula

07/02/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down, Likely Activating Again on July 3

07/02/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Elsa

06/16/2021 | Family Comes First during Hurricane Preparation for Home and Station

05/25/2021 | Amateur Radio Gearing Up for Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

05/25/2021 | Weekend Solar Flare Frenzy Could Spark Geomagnetic Storms

05/22/2021 | Annual WX4NHC On-the-Air Station Test Set for Saturday, May 29


Nonprofit Spotlight: Houma-Thibodaux amateur radio group plays key role after storms
houmatoday (Louisiana) July 19, 2021

American Radio Relay League is planning a Rededication of Operations
New Britain Herald (Connecticut) July 1, 2021


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