2014 National Hurricane Conference
Amateur Radio Presentations and Workshops
Hilton Orlando -- Orlando, FL

 Tuesday, April 15, 2014


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Amateur Radio Presentation Schedule:
Updated 4/14/14 17:30

Tuesday, April 15 -- 10:30-12:00 EDT*
  10:30 Opening Remarks
(5 Minutes - Presented by John McHugh - K4AG)
  10:35 Importance of Amateur Radio / Spotter Surface Reports
(25 Minutes - Presented by NHC Director Dr. Rick Knabb)
  11:00 Canadian Hurricane Centre Amateur Radio Operations
(20 Minutes - Presented by Bob Robichaud-VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Centre)
  11:20 WX4NHC Group Presentation
(20 Minutes - Presented by Julio Ripoll - WD4R)
  11:40 Weather Initiatives by WX4NHC
(20 Minutes - Presented by John McHugh - K4AG)
  ---> NOTE:  Speakers will be at lunch from 12:00-13:30 EDT
Tuesday, April 15 -- 13:30-15:00 EDT*
  13:30 ARRL Hurricane Preparedness
(20 Minutes - Presented by Mike Corey - KI1U)
  13:50 Hurricane Sandy:  A Mid-Atlantic Perspective
(20 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  14:10 Hurricane Sandy:  A New England Perspective
(30 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  14:40 Amateur Radio at the Boston Marathon
(20 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  ---> NOTE:  Speakers will be on a break from 15:00-15:30 EDT
Tuesday, April 15 -- 15:30-17:00 EDT*
  15:30 Brief Overview of the Hurricane Watch Net
(15 Minutes - Presented by Bobby Graves - KB5HAV)
  15:45 Brief Overview of the VoIP Hurricane Net
(15 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  16:00 ARRL Update
(20 Minutes - Presented by Mike Corey - KI1U)
  16:20 RAP Session -- Amateur Radio:  The Emergency Manager's Hidden Resource
(40 Minutes - Presented by KI1U, KD1CY, K4AG, WD4R, VE1MBR)

***NOTE:  All times are in EDT and are approximate / subject to change.
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LINKS OF INTEREST:

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

Hurricane Watch Net:

www.hwn.org
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

 


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