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Hurricane Watch

If you are not yet aware, the emergency frequencies for Hurricane Laura in the USA are: Hurricane Watch Net: 14.325, 7.268. SATERN Net: 14.268, 7.268. Maritime Mobile Service Emergency Net: 14.300. We should avoid these frequencies. Please follow and like us:

Amateur radio skills prove useful during bushfire emergencies

Author : ABC News Service ABC News have reported that … (quote)… “Old fashioned’ amateur radio skills are proving useful during emergency incidents when traditional telecommunication channels break down.” Read the full story on the ABC News Website via this Link Please follow and like us:

WICEN hits the airwaves on the BBC World Service

Australia’s WICEN NSW Forward Commander, Compton Allen, was interviewed on the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme where he spoke of the role amateur radio operators are playing as part of the emergency response in the Aussie bushfire crisis. Listen to the podcast on the BBC World Service on https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3csy67g Please follow and like us:

BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY 31 December 2019 through 1 January 2020

Date : 31 / 12 / 2019 Author : Greg Kelly VK2GPK – WIA President The WIA has received advice that there are major outages of telecommunications in areas impacted by the bushfires either currently or expected to occur overnight. The scope and range of these impacts is unknown at this stage. The WIA kindly…
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