2017 National Hurricane Conference
Amateur Radio Presentations and Workshops
Hyatt Regency -- New Orleans, LA

 Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Amateur Radio Presentation Schedule:
Updated 3/30/17 19:30

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 - 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
     2017 National Hurricane Conference Presenters:
Special guest speaker Dr Richard Knabb, Director, National Hurricane Center
     Special guest speaker Bob Robichaud, VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Center
     Julio Ripoll, WD4R, WX4NHC Assistant Amateur Radio Station Coordinator
     Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, Hurricane Watch Net Manager
     Matt Anderson, KD5KNZ, Louisiana ARRL Assistant Section Manager
     Rob Macedo, KD1CY, Director of Operations, VoIP Hurricane Net / ARRL ARES Eastern MA Assistant SEC
     Bill Feist, WB8BZH, National SATERN Liaison

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WX4NHC Amateur Radio Page www.wx4nhc.org
VoIP Hurricane Net: www.voipwx.net

Hurricane Watch Net:

American Radio Relay League: www.arrl.org
ARRL Southeast Division: southeastern.arrl.org
National Hurricane Conference: www.hurricanemeeting.org
Southern New England SKYWARN: www.wx1box.org
Eastern MA ARES:  ares.ema.arrl.org
North Shore Radio Association: www.nsradio.org
KB1KQW'S ARES/SKYWARN Video Page: video.nsradio.org


Page updated 3-30-17
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