National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop Sessions To Be Livestreamed – Wednesday 4/19/17

Hello to all…

The National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop sessions (this year being held in New Orleans Louisiana) will be livestreamed on Wednesday April 19th, 2017. The livestream links will be as follows:

Wednesday, April 19 — 08:30-10:00 CDT*
8:30     Opening Remarks (5 Minutes – Presented by Rob Macedo – KD1CY)
8:35     Canadian Hurricane Centre and Hurricane Meteorological Topics (30 Minutes – Presented by Bob Robichaud-VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Centre)
9:05     WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the NHC (30 Minutes – Presented by Julio Ripoll – WD4R)
9:35     The Hurricane Watch Net, Personal Weather Stations, Backup Power, & Antenna Overview (30 Minutes – Presented by Bobby Graves – KB5HAV)
10:05    ARRL Update (15 Minutes – Presented by Matt Anderson – KD5KNZ / LA ARRL Asst. SM)

—> NOTE:  Speakers will be on a break from 10:20-10:30 CDT

Wednesday, April 19 — 10:30-12:00  CDT*
10:30     Importance of Amateur Radio / Spotter Surface Reports (25 Minutes – Presented by NHC Director Dr. Rick Knabb)
11:00     The VoIP Hurricane Net and Best Practices in SKYWARN for Tropical Systems (30 Minutes – Presented by Rob Macedo – KD1CY)
11:30     SATERN Presentation (30 Minutes – Presented by Bill Feist – WD8BZH)
11:50     Q&A Panel with Door Prizes (20 Minutes – Presented by all members of the panel)

—> NOTE:  Sessions end at 12:15 CDT

We hope folks can join the livestream Wednesday 4/19/17. If people cannot make the livestream, the presentations will be archived and information will be sent out once that occurs. Thanks to all for their continued support of the VoIP Hurricane Net!

Director of Operations for the VoIP Hurricane Net

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