VoIP Hurricane Net for this Saturday Evening 10/10/20 Cancelled Due to Hurricane Delta Activation Friday that Ended at 12 AM EDT

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The VoIP Hurricane Net for this Saturday Evening will be cancelled due to the 16 hour activation for Hurricane Delta which ended at 12 AM EDT Saturday. Barring a VoIP Hurricane Net activation, the next VoIP Hurricane Net will be Saturday 10/17/20 at 8 PM EDT/700 PM CDT/0000 UTC. For a listing of reports during Hurricane Delta, you can view the VoIP Hurricane Net Report Viewer at the following link:

http://report.voipwx.net/qilan/nhcwx/list_VOIP_records?auth=OK

The VoIP Hurricane Net management team will closely monitor developments in the Atlantic Tropics. Thanks to all for their continued support for the VoIP Hurricane Net!

73,Rob-KD1CY.
Director of Operations for the VoIP Hurricane Net

 

VoIP Hurricane Net Activation Plans for Hurricane Delta – Friday 10/9/20 915 AM EDT Update

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**VoIP Hurricane Net has has activated at 8 AM EDT Friday Morning and will remain active through 2 AM EDT Saturday for Hurricane Delta and its impacts to the Northern US Gulf Coast from Southeast Texas through Southern Louisiana. Delta is currently a Category-3 hurricane and will be at Cat-2 to Cat-3 strength near landfall and will make landfall later Friday Afternoon and Evening along the Southwest Louisiana Coast.**
**WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, will also be active with the VoIP Hurricane Net during Hurricane Delta and its landfall Friday Evening.**

Here are the VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC Activation Plans for Delta as of Friday Morning at 915 AM EDT:

VoIP Hurricane Net has has activated at 8 AM EDT Friday Morning and will remain active through 2 AM EDT Saturday for Hurricane Delta and its impacts to the Northern US Gulf Coast from Southeast Texas through Southern Louisiana. Delta is currently a Category-3 hurricane and will be at Cat-2 to Cat-3 strength near landfall and will make landfall later Friday Afternoon and Evening along the Southwest Louisiana Coast. WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, will also be active with the VoIP Hurricane Net during Hurricane Delta and its landfall Friday Evening.

Any Amateur Radio Operators in the affected area of Sally or with relays into the affected area of Sally are asked to provide surface and damage reports into the VoIP Hurricane Net for relay into WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center. We appreciate any and all support from Amateur Operators in the affected area or Amateur Operators with relays into the affected area. We are looking for reports based on the National Weather Service SKYWARN Reporting criteria. This can be seen on the VoIP Hurricane Net web site at the following link:

VoIP Hurricane Net Reporting Criteria

Any pictures or videos of wind damage, river/stream/urban/storm surge flooding etc. can be sent to our voipwxnet Facebook and Twitter feeds or the following email address: pics@nsradio.org and credit will be given to the Amateur Radio Operator, weather spotter or individual that took the photos and media and be shared with the Amateur Radio team at the National Hurricane Center and other agencies and outlets.

Advisories on Delta can be seen off of the Atlantic Tropical Products menu selection on the voipwxnet web site, via our Facebook and Twitter feeds, and off the National Hurricane Center web site via the following link:
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov

Reports as obtained via the VoIP Hurricane Net from Amateur Radio Operators in the affected area, relays from the affected area or from APRS/CWOP Weather Station feeds and other social media outlets can be found at the following link:
http://report.voipwx.net/qilan/nhcwx/list_VOIP_records?auth=OK

APRS, Winlink, AllStar, Hamshack Hotline, DSTAR and DMR resources that can be monitored are as follows:

APRS KC5FM
Winlink: KC5FM@winlink.org

Wiresx 43234
Allstar 28848
Hamshack Hotline 94032
D-STAR Ref052B

Also, we will have the following resources connected into the net directly to provide direct DMR Brandmeister and D-STAR capabilities along with other modes. This is through the efforts of VoIP Hurricane Net Technical Coordinator, Tony Langdon-VK3JED:

IRLP 9550
AllStar 27154
DMR BM TG 50535
P25 TG 50535
YSF reflector 50535 (narrow mode only)
D-STAR XLX432 D (DCS432 D)

Stations outside the affected area that do not have relays into the affected area who would like to listen into the VoIP Hurricane Net can use any of the following systems for listen-only purposes and can connect on either Echolink or IRLP:
*NEW-ENG3* Echolink conference node: 9123/IRLP 9123
*KC4QLP-C* Echolink conference node: 290251
*ARERT* Echolink conference node: 902723
*SKY_GATE* Echolink conference node: 868981
*USA-HAMS* Echolink conference node: 202721

Stations outside the affected area who would like to listen into the VoIP Hurricane Net can use any of the following systems for listen-only purposes on All-Star by dialing *33009123.

The KC5FM All-Star Node will be connected to the VoIP Hurricane Net and can be connected to via Echolink by doing *328848.

These two streaming audio feeds should be available. Those streaming audio feeds are as follows:
Streaming feed 1: http://74.208.24.77:8000 -Provided by KC4QLP-Bob Carter
Streaming feed 2: http://audio.arert.net/ -Provided by the ARERT conference owners and sysops

Please note that there could be additional listen only nodes and streaming feeds. If time allows, this info will be updated via the voipwxnet web site and social media feeds.

The VoIP Hurricane Net Management team continues to closely watch Delta. Thanks to all for their continued support of the VoIP Hurricane Net!

73,Rob-KD1CY.
Director of Operations for the VoIP Hurricane Net