Special Announcement: Hurricane Florence Amateur Radio Hurricane Net Activation Plans

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..Special Announcement for Amateur Radio Hurricane Net Activation Plans for Hurricane Florence and impacts to North and South Carolina possibly extending into Virginia..

..Amateur Radio Operators in Massachusetts will be providing support to the VoIP Hurricane Net Thursday Morning into the weekend as necessary..

..SKYWARN Spotters and Amateur Radio Operators in Southern New England who may have contact with family, friends, other Amateur Radio Operators or SKYWARN spotters in the affected area of hurricane Florence are encouraged to forward any reports, pictures and videos via the Amateur Radio hurricane nets, via the WX1BOX or voipwxnet Facebook and Twitter feeds or via the email address pics@nsradio.org. Also, any relayed public safety reports, pictures, videos from online feeds, social media or from public safety people in the affected area is also encouraged. Credit will be given to the individual with the reports and pictures and the person within our spotter network that relayed this information..

..Links below provide information on various net activations for Hurricane Florence..

Hurricane Watch Net Activation Plans:

VoIP Hurricane Net Activation Plans:

UPDATE: VoIP Hurricane Net Activation Plans – Hurricane Florence – Start Time: 9/13/18 at 900 AM EDT/1300 UTC

ARRL Web Page on hurricane response:


Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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