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Springfield County, IL
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Genesee County, MI
Houghton County, MI
Kalamazoo County, MI
Macomb County, MI
Northside ARC, MI
York County, ME
Dakota County, MN
Panola County, MS
Ogemaw County, CO
Oregon ARES
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Deschutes County, OR
Oregon Coast, OR
Coos County, OR
Marion County, OR
Tillamook County, OR
Burbank County, CA
Contra Costa Co., CA
Los Angeles, CA
Simi Valley County, CA
Yolo County, CA
Wayne County, MA
Eastern, MA Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Brandon County, FL
Volusia County, FL
Pinellas County, FL
Hillsborough Co., FL
Sheriff's Tactical ARC

Madison County, AL
ESCA RACES, WA
Whatcom County, WA
San Juan County, WA
Davis County, UT
Nibley City CERT, UT
Ohio District 10, ARES
Franklin County, OH
Ashland County, OH
Morrow County, OH
Portage County, OH
Queen City, OH
Sandusky County, OH
Summit County, OH
Heart of TN ARES
BC Wireless Society
Burnaby Radio Club
South West, KS
Clark County, NV
Manchester Co., CT
Bremer County, IA
Cedar Valley, IA
Linn County, IA
Bexar County, TX
Collin County, TX
Denton County, TX
Garland County, TX
Tarrant County, TX
Tom Green Co., TX
Harris County, TX
Kaufman County, TX
North Central TX Trauma Regional Advisory Council
North Central TX Health Care ARC
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Surrey SEPAR, BC
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Barrie ARC, ON
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Disaster Recovery Center on Saipan Moving to New Location, with New Hours of Operation

SAIPAN, MP- On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Saipan will open in a new location. The DRC will open at the Multi-Purpose Center off Tekken Street in Susupe. The hours of operation at the new location will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. All DRCs on Tinian, Saipan, and Rota will be closed on Sundays.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 8:38 pm

Help is Still Available after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Marlboro County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the City of Bennettsville in Marlboro County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday Nov. 16, 2018.

Working with county officials, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division and FEMA closely monitor visits to DRCs. The closure of DRCs marks a major milestone in the disaster recovery process.
Centers close when traffic slows at those locations.

The center is located at:

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 2:36 pm

FEMA publica el Reporte de Preparación Nacional 2018

WASHINGTON – Hoy, FEMA y sus socios publican el Reporte de Preparación Nacional 2018.  Este reporte, publicado por séptimo año consecutivo, resume el progreso nacional que se está llevando a cabo para lograr una nación más segura y resiliente. 

 

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 12:47 pm

FEMA Releases 2018 National Preparedness Report

WASHINGTON – FEMA and its partners today released the 2018 National Preparedness Report. This report, in its seventh year, summarizes the nation's progress toward becoming a more secure and resilient nation.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 12:45 pm

Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Monroe County for an Additional Three Days

 

Madison, Wis. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will reopen from Saturday, November 17 to Tuesday, November 20 in Monroe County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe storms and flooding of August 17 through September 14, 2018.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 11:56 am

Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Marquette County for an Additional Three Days

 

Madison, Wis. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will reopen from Saturday, November 17 to Tuesday, November 20 in Marquette County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe storms and flooding of August 17 through September 14, 2018.

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 11:43 am

FACT SHEET: Can FEMA Help My Family Return to our Home?

Q: I’d like to return home to start my family’s recovery, but the inspector said my home is uninhabitable. Is there assistance available so we can fix things?

A: FEMA’s Home Repair Assistance is a grant to make basic repairs to an owner-occupied primary home so it’s safe, sanitary and functional. Safe, sanitary and functional homes meet the following conditions:

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 10:03 am

Important Deadlines Approaching for Hurricane Michael Survivors in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— There are several critical deadlines looming for Hurricane Michael survivors.

 

Application deadlines for the following programs are fast approaching:

 

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 9:48 am

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Hill Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Hill Fire burning in Ventura County.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:57 pm

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Woolsey Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Woolsey Fire burning in Los Angeles County.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:52 pm

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Camp Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Camp Fire burning in Butte County.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:48 pm

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires beginning on Nov. 8, 2018, and continuing.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 4:29 pm

FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at the Shop Bainbridge Holiday Open House

ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.

Advisers will be available Sat. Nov. 17 in Bainbridge, Decatur County, from 10 am to 6 pm at the:  

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 11:59 am

Get FEMA Rebuilding Advice at the Tifton Junior Woman’s Club Glow Run

ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 11:51 am

Stopping Fraud after Hurricane Michael: Call the Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721

ATLANTA - Across the city streets and county roads of central and southwest Georgia, neighbors are helping neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. But as recovery continues, The Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) caution survivors to be aware of potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 11:38 am

Voluntary Organizations Repair Homes in Punta Santiago

PUNTA SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico – Recovery progress is perhaps more obvious here than elsewhere on the island as Punta Santiago sheds the moniker “Apocalypse Beach” locals adopted after Hurricane María.

 

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 11:22 am

SC Disaster Recovery Centers to Close for Veterans Day Holiday

COLUMBIA, S.C. – All State of South Carolina/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed for the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. The centers will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Help is still available. Homeowners, renters and businesses can register or check their eligibility for federal, state and voluntary agency disaster assistance by:
• Calling 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585) during the hours of 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; or
• Visiting DisasterAssistance.gov.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 11:04 am

FACT SHEET: FEMA May Reimburse Short-Term Lodging Expenses

FEMA provides financial assistance to make sure those displaced by Hurricane Florence are in safe and secure housing.  This is especially true as colder temperatures move into North Carolina this weekend.  If a person has received FEMA funds, they can use that money to pay for a hotel or motel room.


Many people are staying in a home without heat or outside in a tent or other temporary shelter. If you know someone doing so, encourage them to use their FEMA funds for a hotel room.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 10:11 am

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Gulf and Jackson Counties

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Gulf and Jackson counties are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:43 am

Federal Aid Programs for the State of California

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of California.
Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:33 am

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires beginning on November 8, 2018, and continuing.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:32 am

Disaster Recovery Center in Sauk County to Close on Nov.16

Madison, Wis. – The Sauk County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 1375 Main Street in Reedsburg will permanently close on Friday, November 16 at 6 p.m. 

Survivors of the late summer storms and flooding can continue to visit other DRCs in the area.  To find a location, visit FEMA.gov/DRC.
  
Survivors can register for federal assistance in one of the following ways:

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:25 am

FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available in Donalsonville

ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.

Advisers will be available Thurs. Nov. 15, through Wed. Nov. 21, in Donalsonville, Seminole County at:

Ace Hardware
1405 S. Tennille Ave.
Donalsonville, GA 39845

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:18 am

Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Juneau County for an Additional Three Days

 

Madison, Wis. – A Disaster Recovery Center will reopen on Wednesday, November 14 to Friday, November 16 in Juneau County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe storms and flooding of August 17 through September 14, 2018.


Location:  1240 North Road
                   Mauston, WI 53948

Hours:      Wednesday, November 14: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                  Thursday, November 15: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                  Friday, November 16: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:07 am

Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Crawford County for an Additional Three Days

Madison, Wis. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will reopen on Wednesday, November 14 until Friday, November 16 in Crawford County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe storms and flooding of August 17 through September 14, 2018.

 

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 8:54 am

American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

New Beta Version of WSJT-X is Now Available, Mock FT8 Contest Set

A new WSJT-Xrelease candidate,” version 2.0.0-rc4, now is available, and the version 2.0 Quick Start Guide has been revised and extended. The developers urge anyone upgrading to the new version to read the release notes thoroughly, since the upgrade requires users to change operator settings, so the software may not work “out of the box” when upgrading from previous versions.

The latest versi...

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 3:34 pm

Southern New Jersey ARES Team Assists in Missing-Person Search

Ocean County, New Jersey, Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteers recently assisted search groups looking for a man with dementia who was reported missing on November 2 from a nursing home in Stafford Township. Searches concentrating on neighborhoods around the nursing home had been unsuccessful. The missing man’s family organized a search for November 10, and Ocean County ARES was i...

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 2:36 pm

Noted Contester, AR-Cluster Developer Terry Gerdes, AB5K, SK

Well-known contester and AR-Cluster developer Terry Gerdes, AB5K (ex-KX6OI), formerly of Texas, died on November 13 in Belize, where he had recently relocated and married. He was 69. An Arkansas native who was initially licensed as WB5SFA, Gerdes held a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arkansas. In the 1980s, he operated from the Marshall Islands as KX6OI while tracking m...

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 2:18 pm

Maritime Mobile Service Network Operators Assist Vessel with Ill Crew Member

Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9 for a crew member suffering chest pains on board the 48-foot sailing vessel Marie Elena, some 300 miles east of Bermuda.

“The assistance we received from the ham radio operator[s] was crucial in helping us communicate with the vessel’s crew,” ...

Posted on 14 November 2018 | 1:43 pm

Amateur Radio Volunteers at the Ready for California Fire Duty

[Updated 2018 November 13 @ 1024 UTC] Amateur Radio volunteers have been active or are standing by on several fronts as wildfires continue to rage in large sections of California. 

Camp Fire

In Butte County, in Northern California, the Camp Fire, the state’s deadliest wildfire, triggered a call up of ARES members for communication support. A small wildfire that started in a mountainous area of Bu...

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 4:09 pm

Amateur Radio Issues under Discussion in Geneva in Advance of WRC-19

As part of the run up to World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), three International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) Study Group 5 (SG 5) Working Groups have been meeting this week in Geneva. ITU-R Study Groups develop the technical bases for decisions taken at WRCs and develop global standards, reports, and handbooks on radiocommunication matters. Working G...

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 3:48 pm

Radio Amateurs of Canada Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID, SK

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) reports its Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID/YB0SWI/AB1XM, has died while in Indonesia, a post he had held since 2015. RAC President Glen MacDonell, VA3XRA, said he always appreciated Widajat’s enthusiasm, eagerness, and helpful recommendations. “We are all volunteers and know that people have other responsibilities, and he was an example of balancing th...

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 1:03 pm

Inaugural “Green Keys Night” Set for January 1

Posted on 13 November 2018 | 9:39 am

Es’hail-2 Geostationary Satellite Launch Said to be Imminent

According to AMSAT-Germany (AMSAT-DL), Es’hail-2, the world’s first geostationary satellite carrying Amateur Radio transponders, will go into space from Cape Canaveral in a few days. Space news outlet Spaceflight Now says that the SpaceX Falcon 9 launcher is set to launch on Thursday, November 15, between 2049 and 2229 UTC. Positioned at 25.5° E, the satellite will carry an Amateur Radio S-band...

Posted on 12 November 2018 | 4:04 pm

ARRL Executive Committee Recommends Small Addition to Articles of Association

At its October 20 meeting, the ARRL Executive Committee voted to recommend to the full Board of Directors an addition to Article 1 of the Articles of Association of the ARRL, per requirements of the Connecticut Secretary of the State. The minor addition is necessary to bring the Articles into alignment with Connecticut state statutes.

The requirement would add the sentence, “The Corporation is n...

Posted on 12 November 2018 | 3:37 pm

Eastern Massachusetts SEC Rob Macedo, KD1CY, Receives Blue Hills Observatory Outstanding Service Award

The Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center has awarded Eastern Massachusetts ARES SKYWARN Coordinator and Section Emergency Coordinator Rob Macedo, KD1CY, with its Outstanding Service Award. Macedo received the award on November 9 during a Blue Hills Observatory fundraising event. Doing the honors were meteorologist and Weather Channel personality Jim Cantore and former Weather Channel meteor...

Posted on 12 November 2018 | 12:23 pm

ARRL Staffers, State and Local Officials on Hand for Massachusetts ARISS School Contact

ARRL Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology alumnus Mariusz Zielinski, KB1MDS, invited ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager Kris Bickell, K1BIC, Lifelong Learning Administrator Ally Riedel, KM3ALF, and ARRL Communications Content Producer Michelle Patnode, W3MVP, to witness an exciting November 2 Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact with students at Pathfinder Regional ...

Posted on 9 November 2018 | 2:17 pm

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

Posted on 9 November 2018 | 12:46 pm

AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff CubeSat Set to Launch on November 19

AMSAT is counting down to the launch of the next Fox-1 satellite, Fox-1Cliff. According to Spaceflight Now, the launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base of Spaceflight’s SSO-A SmallSat Express mission, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle, is currently scheduled for November 19 at 1832 UTC.

Fox-1Cliff carries the Fox-1 U/v FM repeater, AMSAT’s L-Band Downshifter, the flight spare of the AO-85 Vanderbilt Un...

Posted on 9 November 2018 | 12:43 pm




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