2015 National Hurricane Conference
Amateur Radio Presentations and Workshops
Austin Convention Center -- Austin, TX

 Tuesday, March 31, 2015


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Amateur Radio Presentation Schedule:
Updated 3/29/15 19:00

Tuesday, March 31 -- 13:30-15:00 CDT*
  13:30 Opening Remarks
(5 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  13:35 Importance of Amateur Radio / Spotter Surface Reports
(25 Minutes - Presented by NHC Director Dr. Rick Knabb)
  14:00 WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the NHC
(20 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  14:20 Weather Initiatives by WX4NHC
(10 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  14:30 WX4NHC & the Haiti Earthquake Mission Overview
(10 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  14:40 Canadian Hurricane Centre Amateur Radio Operations
(30 Minutes - Presented by Bob Robichaud-VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Centre)
  ---> NOTE:  Speakers will be on a break from 15:10-15:30 CDT

Tuesday, March 31 -- 15:30-17:00 CDT*

  15:30 ARRL Update and Local SKYWARN Presentation Overview
(30 Minutes - Presented by Lee Cooper - W5LHC & David Woolweaver - K5RAV)
  16:00 Brief Overview of the Hurricane Watch Net
(30 Minutes - Presented by Bobby Graves - KB5HAV)
  16:30 Brief Overview of the VoIP Hurricane Net
(15 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  16:45 Hurricane Sandy:  A Mid-Atlantic Perspective
(10 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  16:55 Hurricane Sandy:  A New England Perspective
(20 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY)
  ---> NOTE:  Sessions end at 17:15 CDT
Tuesday, March 31 -- 18:30 CDT*
  18:30 NHC Speaker Presentation at the Austin Amateur Radio Club
Presented by NHC Conference Presenters
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***NOTE:  All times are in Central Daylight Time 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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