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Burbank County, CA
Contra Costa Co., CA
Los Angeles, CA
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Yolo County, CA
Wayne County, MA
Eastern, MA Sturdy Memorial Hospital
Brandon County, FL
Volusia County, FL
Pinellas County, FL
Hillsborough Co., FL
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Madison County, AL
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Whatcom County, WA
San Juan County, WA
Davis County, UT
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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
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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
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Barrie ARC, ON
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Pete Gaynor Becomes FEMA Administrator

WASHINGTON – Today, Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf swore in Peter T. Gaynor as FEMA’s Administrator.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 5:41 pm

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO

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 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: 

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 5:01 pm

President Donald J. Trump Signs Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by earthquakes beginning on Dec. 28, 2019, and continuing.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 4:57 pm

Open Letter from FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor

Earlier today, I was sworn in by Acting Secretary Wolf as the 11th Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. I am grateful for this honor to lead the men and women of FEMA as we help people before, during, and after disasters.     

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 4:39 pm

Open Letter to California Wildfire Survivors from FEMA Region 9 Administrator Robert Fenton

January 16, 2020

 

 

Dear Fellow Californians:

 

We at FEMA are committed to our mission of helping people before, during and after disasters. When wildfires raged throughout our state in 2015, 2017 and 2018, we stood with you and helped manage the disasters.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 3:48 pm

FEMA Updates Maricopa County, Phoenix, and Scottsdale Flood Maps

Oakland, CA The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating the 2020 flood maps for Maricopa County and the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. New maps identify the latest flood hazards, assess flood risks, and provide data to guide local stakeholders in taking effective mitigation actions, resulting in safer and more resilient communities.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 2:14 pm

South Dakota Disaster Recovery Centers to Close, But Help Still Available

SIOUX FALLS, SD— All of the remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in South Dakota are scheduled to permanently close at the end of this week. The deadline for registration is January 31, 2020.

The centers in Alexandria, Mitchell and Madison will close Friday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m.

The center in Plankinton will close Saturday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m.

Since the DRCs have opened, specialists have met with more than 1,100 residents to assist with registrations and resolve issues.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 1:34 pm

PrepTalk Released: Dr. Carolyn Kousky's 'Harnessing the Power of Disaster Insurance'

WASHINGTON — Today, FEMA and its emergency management partners released Dr. Carolyn Kousky’s PrepTalk “Harnessing the Power of Disaster Insurance”. In her PrepTalk, Dr. Kousky demonstrates the essential role of insurance in disaster recovery. She explains why not enough people have insurance coverage, and offers suggestions for how the public and private sectors can work together to overcome challenges to increasing insurance coverage across America.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 1:14 pm

FEMA Awards Florida International University More Than $2.7 Million to Improve Building Against Wind Damage

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida International University will receive more than $2.7 million in federal grant money to protect the Charles E. Perry/Primera Casa Building on its Modesto A. Maidique campus in Miami against wind hazards caused by severe storms.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:56 am

FEMA Awards St. Johns County Nearly $1.2 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,194,464 for the State of Florida to help St. Johns County defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:54 am

FEMA Awards Fort Lauderdale Nearly $1.4 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,386,224 for the State of Florida to help the City of Fort Lauderdale defray administrative costs associated with Hurricane Irma recovery under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

 

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:52 am

FEMA Awards Pinellas County Nearly $5.6 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $5,582,253 for the State of Florida to help Pinellas County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:51 am

FEMA Awards Coral Gables More Than $1.5 Million for Hurricane Irma Expenses

ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,513,661 for the State of Florida to help the City of Coral Gables defray the costs of responding to Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program.

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:48 am

FEMA Issues Public Notice

ATLANTA – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms and straight-line winds that occurred during the incident period that began on October 26, 2019 under disaster declaration DR-4471-TN.

Posted on 15 January 2020 | 3:10 pm

FEMA Grants $20M to California to Increase Earthquake Protection

Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $20 million to the State of California for its Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program. The grant will subsidize the work of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) for earthquake retrofits on more than 6,300 at-risk structures likely to shake from their foundations in the event of an earthquake.

Posted on 15 January 2020 | 11:19 am

FEMA and COR3 Obligate an Additional $2.7 Million for Recovery Work in Puerto Rico

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated over $2.7 million in additional funds for 22 projects related to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico. These funds were obligated between January 3 and January 9.

 

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 12:17 pm

More Than $1.6 Million Approved for Cumberland County Repairs

Jan. 13, 2020

DR-4393-NC NR 195

Media Contact: (919) 990-4090

 

News Release

More Than $1.6 Million Approved for Cumberland County Repairs

 

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 12:10 pm

Statement Regarding FEMAs Emergency Declaration $5 Million Cap

In practice, the $5 million “cap” on an EM declaration limit is not a hard limit, and provides a requirement that FEMA notify Congress when an emergency goes above $5 million. In order for the cap to be exceeded, the President must determine that: continued emergency assistance is immediately required; there is a continuing and immediate risk to lives, property, public health or safety; and necessary assistance will not otherwise be provided on a timely basis.

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 6:02 pm

Select floodplain maps within Bexar County become final

DENTON, Texas –– New floodplain maps become effective on June 19, 2020, for the City of Terrell Hills and multiple well-defined, distinct areas of the City of San Antonio within Bexar County, TX. As the local cooperating technical partner, the San Antonio River Authority developed the new floodplain maps together with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are now in either a low-to-moderate or special flood hazard area, defined as a high-risk flood zone.  

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 5:11 pm

Denton County flood maps become final

DENTON, Texas –– New flood maps become effective on June 19, 2020, for portions of Denton County, TX. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone.  

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 4:59 pm

Select floodplain maps within Bexar County become final

DENTON, Texas –– New floodplain maps become effective on June 19, 2020, for the City of Terrell Hills and multiple well-defined, distinct areas of the City of San Antonio within Bexar County, TX. As the local cooperating technical partner, the San Antonio River Authority developed the new floodplain maps together with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are now in either a low-to-moderate or special flood hazard area, defined as a high-risk flood zone.

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 4:47 pm

Repair, Rebuilding Advice Available in Sioux Falls and Mitchell

SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA mitigation and flood insurance specialists will be at The Home Depot in Sioux Falls and True Value Hardware in Mitchell this week to offer advice and tips on how to repair storm damage and rebuild safer and stronger.

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 4:02 pm

Deaf Community Outreach

STATEMENT:

FEMA is fully committed to providing preparedness, response and recovery information in formats accessible to the whole community and takes its responsibility to meet the needs of the deaf community very seriously.

Posted on 12 January 2020 | 5:24 pm

FEMA and other Federal Agencies Supporting Earthquake Response in Puerto Rico

  • There has been significant progress in power restoration, PREPA is managing power restoration efforts and anticipates 100 percent power generation today if all assets are online, although there will be little to no reserve capacity, and the grid will be fragile.
  • FEMA continues to assist impacted municipalities in addressing emergency needs.

Posted on 12 January 2020 | 1:11 pm

FEMA Continues Providing Support and Resources to Puerto Rico

  • There has been significant progress in power restoration, PREPA is managing power restoration efforts and anticipates 100 percent power generation by Sunday, Jan. 12, although there will be little to no reserve capacity.
  • FEMA continues to assist impacted municipalities in addressing emergency needs.

Posted on 11 January 2020 | 1:47 pm

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.

High Speed Telegraphy Competitions Set

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 12:12 pm

Iowa State Parks on the Air 2020 Celebrating Centennial of Iowa State Parks

Iowa State Parks on the Air (IASPOTA-2020) is under way and will continue through year’s end. The event is sponsored by the Great River Amateur Radio Club, with the support of Iowa ARRL Section Manager Lelia Garner, WA0UIG, and the Iowa Division of Natural Resources (DNR).

According to Colin Wheatley, W9UPK, Iowa had the first state park system in the nation, and Iowa’s first state park, Backbon...

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 12:08 pm

Massachusetts Club Offers Support to Arecibo Observatory Following Earthquakes

Although not in the hardest-hit earthquake zone, Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory nonetheless has been affected by the recent spate of earthquakes and aftershocks. The landmark Arecibo radio telescope and ionospheric radar facility was a victim of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in 2017.

Members of the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club (NVARC) have stepped up to assist in support and...

Posted on 16 January 2020 | 11:57 am

YOTA Month Reported a Success in the Americas

Posted on 15 January 2020 | 4:57 pm

AM Rally 2020 Gets Under Way on February 1

Posted on 15 January 2020 | 4:30 pm

ARRL On the Air Podcast Premieres on January 16

ARRL’s new On the Air podcast for those just getting started on their amateur radio journey, will debut this Thursday, January 16, with a new podcast posted each month. The podcast is a companion to the new bimonthly On the Air magazine, which is already on its way to member subscribers. On the Air magazine editor Becky Schoenfeld, W1BXY, will be the host of the new podcast. Both the podcast an...

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 6:31 pm

Germany Special Event Recognizes Anniversary of SDR Development

The Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) this year is honoring 35 years of software-defined radio (SDR) technology with special call sign and special DOK.

“In order to acknowledge the high importance of digital signal processing for communications technology in general, and amateur radio in particular, a special event station DL35SDR will be active from the greater Munich area throughout 2020,” ...

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 2:11 pm

Sultan of Oman Qaboos Bin Said, A41AA, SK

The Sultan of Oman Qaboos Bin Said, A41AA, died on January 10. He was 79. The Diwan of the Royal Court has declared 3 days of mourning, with the flag flown at half-mast for the next 40 days. The sultan was the patron and sponsor of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society (ROARS) and its A47RS club station. He had been the Sultan of Oman since 1970. 

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 2:10 pm

Tragic Drowning Cuts Short DXpedition to Rotuma

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 2:03 pm

Well-Known DXer and DXCC Card Checker Peter Glasmacher, DK5DC, SK

 Well-known DXer and DXCC card checker Peter Glasmacher, DK5DC/AA6HM, of Werl, Germany, died unexpectedly on January 12. An ARRL member, he was 68. Glasmacher served as the editor of the monthly DX column “DXtra” in CQ DL, the official journal of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC), to which Glasmacher also belonged. Glasmacher was a familiar face at Ham Radio, held each June in Friedrichsh...

Posted on 14 January 2020 | 11:43 am

Puerto Rico Volunteers Deployed to Red Cross, ARRL Sending Equipment

Puerto Rico Section Manager Oscar Resto, KP4RF, reports that several Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers have been deployed to earthquake-ravaged regions of the island at the request of the American Red Cross. Initial operations got under way in the town of Yauco, where the Red Cross has a central warehouse for the earthquake relief effort. Operations are on VHF and UHF, although ...

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 2:20 pm

Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL Awards

ARRL is inviting nominations for awards that recognize educational and technological pursuits in amateur radio. Nominations are also open for the League’s premier award to honor a young licensee.

  • The Hiram Percy Maxim Award recognizes a radio amateur and ARRL member younger than age 21, whose accomplishments and contributions are of the most exemplary nature within the framework of amateur radi...

Posted on 13 January 2020 | 11:49 am

The February Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

The February issue of Digital QST is now available for viewing on your desktop or laptop. Click here to view the issue. It is also available for reading on your Apple, Android, or Kindle Fire device.

  • Build an affordable D-STAR Hotspot
  • Learn about CAT
  • Ham-friendly homes and a hidden wire antenna
  • See the craftsmanship of the Combo Key
  • Take a look back to May 1970

                …and much more!    

 

 

Posted on 10 January 2020 | 2:48 pm




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