VoIP Hurricane Prep Net – February 2014 Training Topic – January Winter Storm Impacts Over the Eastern Half of the US and Winter Weather Safety Tips

Hello to all..

For this Saturday evening’s VoIP Hurricane Prep Net, we will have a training topic regarding the recent Winter Storms of January 2014 that have affected the Eastern United States. We will look at two winter storms that impacted the Northeast US/New England region in the first half of January and then discuss the recent winter storm that affected the Southeastern United States and grazed Southeastern New England during this past week. We will also discuss safety tips for such winter storms as an active winter weather pattern is expected as we move into the first two weeks of February and could bring another round of winter storms especially to northern parts of the country.

We encourage folks to participate in this month’s VoIP Hurricane Prep Net and listen and view the training that will be presented. In the interest of time, net management team members will give brief comments and then we will be checking in Amateurs with no comments and move right into the training presentation as we used to do in the past when having such training topics. There will be an opportunity for Amateurs to ask questions at the end of the training presentation. For those that cannot make the net, the power point presentation and a recording of the net will be uploaded to the voipwx.net web site.

Thanks to all for their continued support of the VoIP Hurricane Net!

Director of Operations for the VoIP Hurricane Net

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VoIP Hurricane Prep Net Report – Saturday January 4th, 2014

The following stations checked into the VoIP Skywarn Hurricane Prep Net for Jan. 4, 2014. Stations listed may not necessarily be in the order that they checked into the net. Callsign data is taken from the HamData Dot Com website. Note that just connecting to the Weather Talk Conference Server or an IRLP node (either directly or through a repeater) does NOT qualify as a checkin to the net. You must be acknowledged by Net Control either via voice, or textbox, to get on the log. If you are not acknowledged, your voice or textbox checkin did NOT get through, and you will have to recheck.

International Checkins: (2)

VE9MTB, Rick, New Brunswick, Canada (CanWarn)
NP3OD, Francisco, San Juan, Puerto Rico

US Stations: (15)

N0ANP, Mike, Bloomington, Minnesota (Net Control)
WX1DER, Daryl, Little Rock, Arkansas (Backup Net Control)
KC5FM, Lloyd, Altus, Oklahoma (Net Management)
KB2ZLA, Marshall, Parlin, New Jersey (Skywarn Coordinator)
WA3TOY, Kurt, Pasadena, Maryland
KB6HOH, Steve, Novato, California
KJ6NKV, Janielle, Novato, California
N5ZUA, Steve, Houston, Texas
AF5JG, Eric, Marrero, Louisiana
KA5EZQ, Rich, Belle Chasse, Louisiana
K8ARL, Karl, Tiffin, Ohio
WB8REI, Jeff, Tiffin, Ohio
K9AUC, Jim, Saint Louis, Missouri
N9RSQ, Paul, Lyndhurst, New Jersey
N5OZG, Joe, Metarie, Louisiana


Textbox Checkins: (6)

KA1VRF, Wayne, Vero Beach, Florida
KJ4CHS, Tom, Richmond, Virginia
W4WMM, Alan, Mobile, Alabama
VE1AKT, Al, New Brunswick, Canada (CanWarn)
N4ARZ, Gary, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
WX0WX, Don, Miami, Florida


International Checkins: 2
U.S. Checkins: 15
Textbox Checkins: 6
Total Checkins: 23

Thanks to everyone who checked into the net this evening.


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