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Springfield County, IL
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Berkeley County, SC
Greenville County, SC
Clarksville CATS, TN
Bradley County, TN
Blount County, TN
Hamilton County, TN
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Heart of TN ARES
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Erie County, NY
Franklin County, NY
Nassau County, NY
New York City, NY
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Smithtown ARES, NY
Queens County, NY
Orange County, NY
Penn Yan, NY
Rockland County, NY
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
Umatilla/Morrow, OR
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
CareFlite® North Central Denton County TX Emergency Services

Surrey SEPAR, BC
Mercury ARC, BC
Barrie ARC, ON
Oakville ARES, ON
Moose Jaw ARC, SK

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FEMA grants $13.6 million to the Texas Health and Human Services

AUSTIN, Texas The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $13.6 million to Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) following Hurricane Harvey.

 

The two grants provide funding for emergency ice and water distribution as well as a shelter for disaster survivors in Port Arthur.

 

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 4:25 pm

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Paradise

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The third Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Butte County is opening in Paradise tomorrow to provide residents impacted by the California wildfires with selected state and federal disaster resources.

The DRC will open at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays.

The Paradise DRC is located at:

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 2:59 pm

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Richlands

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Richlands Jan. 22 through Feb. 1.

 

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 1:56 pm

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Walmart Supercenter in Laurinburg

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenter in Laurinburg Jan. 22 through Feb. 1.

 

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 1:53 pm

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Lowe’s in Lumberton

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Lowe’s in Lumberton Jan. 22 through Feb. 1.

 

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

 

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 1:47 pm

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Lowe’s in Clinton

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Lowe’s in Clinton Jan. 22 through Feb. 1.

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at:

Lowe’s Clinton

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 1:39 pm

Continued Rental Assistance for Hurricane Michael Survivors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Hurricane Michael survivors who received temporary housing assistance from FEMA and still have a continuing need must complete and submit the declaration of continuing need for rental assistance form. The survivor should have received the form from FEMA within 15 days after the rental assistance grant was approved.

 

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 1:14 pm

FEMA Hiring Local Residents to Support Wildfires Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is looking for California residents to assist in the disaster recovery effort in the aftermath of the Camp, Hill and Woolsey Wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

California residents who wish to apply for a job with FEMA should create a profile at USAjobs.gov. Many jobs will be opening in the coming weeks and months. Jobs will be posted for seven days only. Search key words: "FEMA Local Hire" and location: "California."

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 8:02 pm

FEMA Approves $12.6 Million in Florence Aid for North Carolina Ag Department

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $12.6 million to reimburse the North Carolina Department of Agriculture for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

 

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 3:01 pm

FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Ace Hardware in Calabash

RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against storm damage at the Ace Calabash Hardware and Home Center from Jan. 22 through
Feb. 1
.

 

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 2:58 pm

Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – State/FEMA disaster recovery centers will open at 9 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday. Centers will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 9 a.m.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 7:58 am

One Week Left to Register with FEMA for Mangkhut, Yutu Assistance

SAIPAN, MP – Residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands have one week left to register for federal disaster assistance for damage from Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu.

The deadline to register with FEMA is Jan. 27, 2019.

A FEMA registration has a nine-digit number. If you do not have the nine-digit number, you are not registered for federal assistance.

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 8:36 pm

Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshops

RALEIGH, N.C. – Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at community mitigation resiliency workshops.

 

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 4:53 pm

FEMA Helpline to Remain Open During Martin Luther King Jr. Day

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21.  

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 2:51 pm

Unemployed or Out of Business Due to Wildfires? DUA, SBA May Help

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Workers and self-employed wildfire survivors who lost their jobs or businesses or had their work hours substantially reduced because of the fires, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). In addition, small businesses that, because of the fires, are struggling to maintain a reasonable working capital position during the recovery period, may be eligible for a low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 5:37 pm

California Disaster Recovery Centers Will be Open MLK Jr. Holiday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in California will be open normal hours of operation on Monday, Jan. 21, the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The DRCs are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. They are located at:

Butte County

Chico Mall – Former Sears

1982 E. 20th St.

Chico, CA 95928

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 5:32 pm

Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshop in Lumberton Rescheduled

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Community Workshop at the Emergency Operations Center in Lumberton has been rescheduled from Jan. 15 to Feb. 7.


Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at community mitigation resiliency workshops.

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 4:42 pm

Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshop in Leland

RALEIGH, N.C. – Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at the Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland on Jan. 17.

 

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 4:34 pm

FEMA Workshops at Lowe’s in Ventura, West Hills Change Hours Due to Weather

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) repair and

rebuild workshops at Lowe’s stores in West Hills and Ventura beginning tomorrow will start

later than previously scheduled. Due to adverse weather conditions and resulting roadway

traffic, all workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Depending on the day of the week, the programs were

previously scheduled to begin at 7 or 8 a.m.

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 1:21 pm

Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Jackson and Leon Counties Jan. 17-23

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA and retailers in Jackson and Leon counties are teaming up Jan.17-23 to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer, as Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael.

FEMA specialists will be on hand in Marianna and Tallahassee to answer questions and offer home improvement guidance with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters.

Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 12:23 pm

Disaster Recovery Center in Malibu to Close, But Help is Still Available

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Malibu Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Los Angeles County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18.

Until then, the center, at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic Center Way, Malibu, will be open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 pm.

DRCs are jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). DRCs offer information concerning resources available to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the wildfires.

Posted on 15 January 2019 | 9:33 pm

Disaster Recovery Center in Malibu to Close, But Help is Still Available

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Malibu Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Los Angeles County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18.

 

Until then, the center, at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic Center Way, Malibu, will be open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 pm.

 

Posted on 15 January 2019 | 2:24 pm

Flood Insurance Policyholders Given More Time to File Proof of Loss for Hurricane Michael Claims

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –- Florida survivors of Hurricane Michael will have additional time to file proof-of-loss claims for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) following FEMA’s decision to extend the filing period.

Posted on 15 January 2019 | 8:05 am

FEMA Offers Free Advice on Repair, Rebuilding at Lowe’s in West Hills

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

Posted on 14 January 2019 | 4:31 pm

FEMA Offers Free Advice on Repair, Rebuilding at Lowe’s in Ventura

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

Posted on 14 January 2019 | 3:41 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.

FCC Reactivating Equipment Authorization System

The FCC says it will reactivate its Equipment Authorization System (EAS), which had been unavailable since the FCC ran out of funds on January 3 because of the partial government shutdown that began a month ago. RF devices, including most Amateur Radio equipment, must be properly authorized before being marketed or imported into the US. The FCC Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) adminis...

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 3:31 pm

Hams in Indonesia Get New Bands

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 10:21 am

OPDX Bulletin Mailing List is Victim of Hamnet.org Server Hack

The Ohio/Penn DX (OPDX) Bulletin mailing list is reported to be “in limbo” after a January 11 hack of the Hamnet.org server. OPDX Bulletin Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, reports that the server, which he’d used since the late 1980s, was “hacked and wiped” on January 11. The OPDX Bulletin mailing list was among the casualties. “The OPDX mailing list is now in limbo, and I was told that the serve...

Posted on 22 January 2019 | 10:02 am

Reports of Knacksat CubeSat Reception Requested

The Knacksat 1U CubeSat launched on December 3 by a SpaceX vehicle may be in safe mode. The Knacksat project team at King Mongkut’s University of Technology-North Bangkok, Thailand, has speculated that launch delays may have led to battery depletion, preventing normal antenna deployment. Safe mode will let the spacecraft recharge its battery and receive commands from the ground.

The Knacksat tea...

Posted on 21 January 2019 | 12:15 pm

New 2200-Meter Beacon on the Air from Australia

The Caboolture Radio Club (VK4QD) in Queensland, Australia, is now operating a beacon on 2200 meters on 137.444 kHz using the call sign VK4RBC. Australia’s telecommunications authority ACMA has granted permission for continuous operation of the beacon, using WSPR2 (6H00F1D), plus a CW identifier. The power is 1 W EIRP into a 500-meter (1,640-foot) wire at a maximum of 40 meters (131 feet).

Locat...

Posted on 21 January 2019 | 12:08 pm

China to Launch Two Amateur Radio Satellites in April

Two new Chinese satellites with Amateur Radio payloads are planned for an April 5 launch, CAMSAT has reported.

CAS-7A will carry H/T (21/29 MHz) and H/U (21/435 MHz) mode linear transponders, V/U linear and V/U FM transponders, a UHF CW telemetry beacon, UHF AX.25 4.8k/9.6k baud GMSK telemetry, and 3-centimeter AX.25 1 Mbps GMSK image data transmission for an onboard camera.

CAS-7B is described a...

Posted on 21 January 2019 | 11:59 am

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is 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 18 January 2019 | 3:38 pm

The K7RA Solar Update

No sunspots seen since January 6, so average daily sunspot numbers declined from 7.7 to 0 for the current reporting week, January 10-16. Average daily solar flux dropped from 71.6 to 69.4 over the same period. Average daily planetary A index went from 7.4 to 4.9, and average mid-latitude A index went from 6.1 to 4.

Predicted solar flux for the next 45 days is 70 on January 18-20, 72 on January 2...

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 10:41 am

Over-the-Horizon Radar Reported on 15 Meters

The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that an over-the-horizon (OTH) radar located on Cyprus has been active on 21.170 MHz, which is inside an exclusive Amateur Radio allocation. “The Sovereign Base areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia is a British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus,” IARUMS Coordinator Wolf Hadel, DK2OM, explained in the ...

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 1:00 pm

On-Orbit Frequency Change Announced for UWE-4 CubeSat

The Satellite Technology group at the University of Würzburg has announced a change of frequency for the UWE-4 CubeSat, launched on a December 27 Soyuz flight. The 1U CubeSat carries an electric propulsion experiment and a 70-centimeter 9.6 k AX.25 digipeater.

“After 2 weeks in orbit, UWE-4 is in very good shape,” the group reported. “After the early-orbit phase, we are looking forward to some i...

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 12:58 pm

The Doctor Will See You Now!

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 8:00 am

December YOTA Month Activity Records More Than 80,000 Contacts

More than 80,000 contacts went into logs at YOTA suffix stations and others participating in December Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month, with most operations in International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1). The final tally included 46,989 on SSB, another 28,064 on CW, some 3,814 on FT8, and the rest on various other modes.

“This year, as many as 44 participating stations made 82,938 QSO...

Posted on 16 January 2019 | 10:52 am




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