National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop Livestreamed, Recorded


[UPDATED 2018-03-27@1533 UTC] Technical problems have grown with a live feed. Efforts are underneath approach to revive it. The sessions will be archived for after viewing.

Amateur Radio is again represented during a 2018 National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida. As it has been in past years, a discussion thesis is to urge whirly preparedness. The National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop is being livestreamed and available for after viewing.

During a Amateur Radio sessions currently (Tuesday, Mar 27), from 10:30 AM to 12:15 PM EDT and 1:30 to 5:00 PM EDT, presenters will offer overviews of their particular groups and how they dealt with a ancestral 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Amateur Radio presentations will be available and livestreamed around Youtube and on a VoIP Hurricane Net site.  


10:30-10:35 AM: Opening Remarks

10:35-11:05 AM: Importance of Amateur Radio Surface Reports (Dr. Ed Rappaport)

11:05-11:35 AM: Canadian Hurricane Centre and Hurricane Meteorological Topics (VE1MBR)

11:35 AM-12:15 PM: ARRL “Force of Fifty Mission” and Caribbean Amateur Radio Response (KI1U) 

1:30-2:10 PM: WX4NHC Amateur Radio Station during a National Hurricane Center Overview (WD4R)

2:10-2:40 PM: Hurricane Watch Net Overview, Personal Weather Stations and Backup Power and Antenna Overview (KB5HAV) 

2:40-3:10 PM: VoIP Hurricane Net Overview Best Practices in SKYWARN for Tropical Systems (KD1CY)

3:30-4:15 PM: SATERN, Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network Overview (WB8BZH)

4:15-5:00 PM: Moderated Q A event and Panel Discussion

“We wish many of we can watch a livestream or see a recording of a Amateur Radio Workshop as a Atlantic Hurricane Season starts on Jun 1,” pronounced Eastern Massachusetts ARES SKYWARN Coordinator Rob Macedo, KD1CY. “Thanks to all for their support of a Amateur Radio Workshop and a NWS Boston/Norton SKYWARN program.”


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