2019 National Hurricane Conference

Amateur Radio Presentations and Workshops
Hilton New Orleans Riverside -- New Orleans, LA
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Presentation Schedule

Tuesday, April 23 -- 10:30-12:15 CDT*

   10:30: Opening Remarks
            5 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY
   10:35: Importance of Amateur Radio / Spotter Surface Reports
            30 Minutes - Presented by Ken Graham-WX4KEG, Director, National Hurricane Center Miami FL
   11:05: Canadian Hurricane Centre and Hurricane Meteorological Topics
            30 Minutes - Presented by Bob Robichaud-VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Centre
   11:35: US Virgin Islands Response & Recovery to Hurricanes Irma and Maria
            40 Minutes - Presented by Fred Kleber - K9VV, ARRL Section Manager US Virgin Islands
   ---> NOTE: Speakers will be at Lunch from 12:15-13:30 CDT

Tuesday, April 23 -- 13:30-15:10 CDT*

   13:30: WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the NHC
            40 Minutes - Presented by Julio Ripoll - WD4R
   14:10: The Hurricane Watch Net, Personal Weather Stations, Backup Power, & Antenna Overview
            30 Minutes - Presented by Bobby Graves - KB5HAV
   14:40: The VoIP Hurricane Net and Best Practices in SKYWARN for Tropical Systems
            30 Minutes - Presented by Rob Macedo - KD1CY
   ---> NOTE: Speakers will be on a break from 15:10-15:30 CDT

Tuesday, April 23 -- 15:30-17:00 CDT*

   15:30: SATERN (Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network) Overview Presentation
           45 Minutes - Presented by Bill - WD8BZH
   16:15: ARRL Update
          20 Minutes - Presented by Dave Norris - K5UZ
   16:35: Q&A Panel with Door Prizes
           25 Minutes - Presented by all members of the panel
    ---> NOTE: Sessions end at 17:00 CDT

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2019 National Hurricane Conference
Amateur Radio Speakers

• Special guest speaker Ken Graham, WX4KEG, Director, National Hurricane Center
• Special guest speaker Bob Robichaud, VE1MBR, Canadian Hurricane Center
• Julio Ripoll, WD4R, WX4NHC Assistant Amateur Radio Station Coordinator
• Dave Norris, K5UZ, ARRL Division Director - Delta Division
• Fred Kleber, K9VV, ARRL Section Manager - US Virgin Islands
• Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, Hurricane Watch Net Manager
• Rob Macedo, KD1CY, Director of Operations, VoIP Hurricane Net / ARRL ARES Eastern MA SEC
• Bill Feist, WB8BZH, National SATERN Liaison

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
Previous NHC Conference Streaming Sessions YouTube Playlist