Special Announcement: National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop and Livestreaming

Hello to all..

The National Hurricane Conference is coming up starting from Monday March 25th through Thursday March 28th. Amateur Radio will be represented at three sessions during the conference on Monday March 25th, 2013.

All Amateur Radio workshops on Monday March 25th, 2013 will be livestreamed. The livestream links that are available are as follows:


The timeframes are as follows (listed in EDT and CDT):

1130 AM-100 PM EDT (1030 AM-Noon CDT): Opening Remarks, Local Presenter on Hurricane Isaac, Hurricane Sandy: A New England Perspective, Hurricane Sandy: A Mid-Atlantic Perspective

230-400 PM EDT (130 PM-300 PM CDT): WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, Group Presentation, Weather Initiatives by WX4NHC, WX4NHC Group Response to the Haiti Earthquake Crisis and the Importance of Amateur Radio/Spotter Surface Reports (This last presentation being done by Dr. Rick Knabb, Director of the National Hurricane Center)

430-600 PM EDT (330 PM-500 PM CDT): Brief Overview of the Hurricane Watch Net, Brief Overview of the VoIP Hurricane Net, ARRL Update, and Rap Session — Amateur Radio: The Emergency Manager’s Hidden Resource

The complete list and information on the presenters including presenters from the NWS Taunton Amateur Radio Program are listed via the links below:

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