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www.arrl.org/2021-Hurricanes

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This page, www.arrl.org/2021-Hurricanes, includes information and news summarizing the preparations and response by Amateur Radio (ham radio) volunteers who are supporting emergency communications in areas that may be (or have been) impacted by 2021 hurricanes. Ham radio operators provide a critial communications capability used for relaying life-saving information and to assist with reunification activities. Additionally, radio amateurs throughout affected regions often provide firsthand accounts of storm impact and ongoing recovery needs. 

Media/Press Inquires
For press inquiries, please ask reporters to contact ARRL directly at 860-594-0328, or via email at newsmedia@arrl.org. A system has been established at ARRL Headquarters to respond to media inquiries in a timely and accurate manner.



INFORMATION RESOURCES

National Hurricane Center
https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Tropical Tidbits (current forecast models)

https://www.tropicaltidbits.com/

Active Red Cross Shelters
maps.redcross.org/website/maps/ARC_Shelters.html

Red Cross Safe and Well
www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/contact-and-locate-loved-ones.html

Facebook Safety Check
www.facebook.com/about/safetycheck

Hurricane Watch Net
hwn.org

VOIP Hurricane Net
voipwx.net

Amateur Radio at the National Hurricane Center
www.WX4NHC.org

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.fema.gov

Ready.gov - Plan ahead for disasters
www.ready.gov

Hurricane Central - The Weather Channel
https://weather.com/storms/hurricane


ARRL NEWS (www.arrl.org/news for the latest news)

07/07/2021 | Elsa to Make Landfall along North Florida Coast, ARES Net Activated

07/06/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Planning to Reactivate for Elsa

07/06/2021 | ARRL Monitoring as Tropical Storm Elsa Nears Florida Peninsula

07/02/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down, Likely Activating Again on July 3

07/02/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Elsa

06/16/2021 | Family Comes First during Hurricane Preparation for Home and Station

05/25/2021 | Amateur Radio Gearing Up for Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

05/25/2021 | Weekend Solar Flare Frenzy Could Spark Geomagnetic Storms

05/22/2021 | Annual WX4NHC On-the-Air Station Test Set for Saturday, May 29


MEDIA HITS

Nonprofit Spotlight: Houma-Thibodaux amateur radio group plays key role after storms
houmatoday (Louisiana) July 19, 2021

American Radio Relay League is planning a Rededication of Operations
New Britain Herald (Connecticut) July 1, 2021

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