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State of Nebraska and FEMA Will Open Disaster Recovery Centers in Boyd, Stanton Counties
LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Boyd and Stanton counties.
Centers locations and hours:
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 10:51 am
FACT SHEET: Private Wells, Drinking Water, and Wastewater Systems Permitting
Private Well/Drinking Water
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 7:09 pm
Fact Sheet: Housing Resources for Residents of Nebraska affected by the March Storms
Nebraska is leading a Housing Task Force in partnership with FEMA and other agencies to address housing shortages and unmet needs in Nebraska communities affected by flooding. Here are some resources:
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 1:39 pm
Disaster Recovery Centers to Be Closed on Sundays
LINCOLN, Neb. – Starting April 21, all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on Sundays.
The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties and tribal nations included in the Nebraska federal disaster declaration for severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that began March 9, 2019.
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 11:24 am
Avoid Another Disaster: Beware of Fraud
DES MOINES, Iowa – Scams seem to follow disasters. Don’t let your guard down and suffer another disaster such as identity theft or paying fees for services that are never provided.
Remember, FEMA never charges for services nor does it endorse any commercial business, product or service. All federal employees have an official badge/ID. Ask to see it.
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 10:34 am
Severe Weather Safety in Mobile Homes or RVs
RALEIGH, N.C. – Severe weather is expected in parts of the state beginning at noon today. If you live in a mobile home or recreation vehicle, take precautions.
• Stay informed about current conditions.
• Listen to local officials and evacuation orders.
• Leave mobile homes, RVs and other non-permanent structures when evacuation orders are issued.
• When possible, shelter in permanent structures.
• Ready.gov/severe-weather and ReadyNC.org provide helpful information on how to plan.
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 10:18 am
Disaster Recovery Center in Cass County Will Transition to Disaster Loan Outreach Center
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Plattsmouth, operated by the State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will close at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, and reopen Monday, April 22, as a Disaster Loan Outreach Center operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The location is:
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 9:32 am
FEMA Approves South Dakota Enhanced Mitigation Plan
DENVER – This week, FEMA approved South Dakota’s Mitigation Plan. For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and making the state eligible for increased federal mitigation funding. South Dakota will be the second state in FEMA Region VIII and the thirteenth nationwide to achieve the designation.
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 6:15 pm
FEMA Expands its Reinsurance Program by Transferring $300 Million in Flood Risk to Capital Markets
FEMA continues to engage reinsurance markets to help strengthen the financial framework of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and promote private sector participation in flood- risk management.
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 5:51 pm
Nearly $500 Million in Federal Grants and Loans for Wildfire Survivors
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In the months following one of the worst wildfire seasons in California history, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved nearly $500 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans to assist fire survivors in their recovery.
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 1:34 pm
State of Nebraska and FEMA Will Open a Disaster Recovery Center in Hall County
LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Hall County.
Center location and hours:
Wood River City Clerk
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 1:30 pm
Fact Sheet: FEMA 101: Getting to Know the Agency
FEMA has a clear mission: help people before, during and after a disaster.
Focused on the importance of preparedness for the whole nation, FEMA has coordinated the federal government’s role regarding all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made. The agency was designed to bring a unified structure and order to the process of federal disaster assistance and to work with state, local and tribal governments in the process.
FEMA is divided into 10 regional offices that cover all 50 states, plus its territories.
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 11:35 am
Survivors in Two Additional Iowa Counties May Now Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
DES MOINES, Iowa – Residents of Pottawattamie and Shelby counties now can apply for disaster assistance to help them recover from the severe storms and flooding that began March 12.
They join five counties already designated for state and federal help to individuals: Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona and Woodbury.
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:58 am
Hours of Operation Change for Iowa Disaster Recovery Centers
DES MOINES, Iowa – Hours of operation for four state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), open to help flood survivors in western Iowa, will be changing beginning this weekend.
As of April 21, the DRCs no longer will be open on Sundays. Operating hours for the centers in Harrison, Mills and Woodbury counties are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. The hours for Fremont County’s DRC will change on April 22 to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:53 am
Federal Aid Programs for the State of Tennessee
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 Tennessee.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:21 pm
March 10-aami Sass’arkiurait Alaska Recovery Center-aat Cimirciqut
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Ayagnirluteng March 10-aami, disaster recovery center-aat Alaska-mi um’gumaaturiciiqut Agayunerni taugaam tungaunateng alerquagiaqluteng nallunrircirialuteng-llu arvinlegni ernerni imkunun November 30-mi nunam pekterpallran agtuumakainun.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:18 pm
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 19 to March 30, 2019.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:17 pm
Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
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 Kentucky.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:13 pm
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kentucky
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 6 to March 10, 2019.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:10 pm
Akilirnailngurkun Alerquagistet Ikayurillrit Paivngauq Cook Inlet-aam Nuniin Pek’terpallran Agtuumakainun
Anchorage, Alaska – Akilirnailngurkun alerquagituulit qanercuutait paivngauq piyugngalrianun Alaska-rmiunun agtuumakainun nunam pekterpallran November 30-mi Anchorage-am iluani, Kenai Peninsula Borough-mi, Mat-Su Borough-mi-llu. Kevgiurtem qayagaulriit ikayungcarcecugngai alerquagistmun ikayurcelluki arenqiallugutaitnek.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:07 pm
Federal Aid Programs for the State of Alabama
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 Alabama.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 7:06 pm
President Donald J. Trump Approves Alabama Disaster Declaration
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding Feb. 19 to March 20, 2019.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 6:59 pm
U.S. Small Business Administration-aamun Apyutkuralriit
Apyun: Ciin wii, yuunginaulua, imirilqa ayagcecimaa Small Business Administration-amun arenqiallugtellratni tamarillret Alaska-mi Nuna pekterpallrani?
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 6:58 pm
Taringellerkaa FEMA Determination-aarpet Igaa
Apyun: FEMA-mek Determination-aama igaa qanrumauq imiralqa-gguq arenqiallugtellriit ikayuutekaitnun “ciuniurumanrituq” wall’u “qaqimanrituq.” Cayugngasia?
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 6:50 pm
Now is the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season
RALEIGH, N.C. – Hurricane season begins June 1. Taking steps now to prepare your family, home and business can make a big difference:
• Create an emergency communication plan with your family. This plan spells out how everyone will contact each other, where to go and how to get back together.
• Build an emergency kit. Keep it ready at home, at work and in the car.
• Check your insurance coverage. Damage caused by flooding is usually not covered by homeowners insurance policies. Buy flood insurance.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 3:09 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.
Three BIRDS Constellation CubeSats Delivered to ISS for Orbital Deployment
A Cygnus resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 11 also delivered three CubeSats of the BIRDS-3 constellation and three other CubeSats. The BIRDS-3 constellation is a project of students at the Kyushu Institute of Technology. The additional CubeSats include Swiatowid, KrakSat, and EntrySat.
All BIRDS-3 CubeSats are of the same design and have been coordinated to opera...
Posted on 23 April 2019 | 12:38 pm
Faster, More Contest-Friendly FT4 Digital Protocol to Debut in a Week
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 7:45 pm
FCC Seeks Telecommunications Specialist
The FCC has announced a position opening that may be of interest to a radio amateur. The Commission seeking a telecommunications specialist to work at the High Frequency Direction Finding Center (HFDFC) in Columbia, Maryland. This is a full-time position.
The person holding this position performs “watch duty” and serves as a technical authority providing technical assistance and guidance to comm...
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 3:37 pm
Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Wins 2019 IEEE CAS Industrial Pioneer Award
Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been selected to receive the 2019 Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society Industrial Pioneer Award. The Industrial Pioneer Award recognizes exceptional and pioneering contributions in translating academic and industrial research results into improved industrial applications and/or commercial products. The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society sponsors the award, which will be pre...
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 3:33 pm
Former North Carolina Section Manager John Covington, W4CC, SK
Former ARRL North Carolina Section Manager John Covington, W4CC, of Charlotte, died on April 17 after a long illness. An ARRL Life Member, he was 58. Covington served as North Carolina SM from 2000 until 2006. First licensed in 1972, Covington mainly enjoyed CW and some digital modes, but operated phone on the National Traffic System, where he was very active, and on occasional public service n...
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 3:28 pm
West Coast Station K9JM to Transmit April 25 ARRL Code Proficiency Run
West Coast station K9JM will be transmitting the official ARRL Code Proficiency Run on April 25 at 0400 UTC (Wednesday, April 24, in US time zones) on 3590 kHz. Sending speeds will run from 10 to 35 WPM.
Posted on 22 April 2019 | 1:25 pm
The K7RA Solar Update
New sunspot group 2739 appeared on April 17, and the daily sunspot number rose to 24. The new sunspot has a polarity indicating it is still part of old cycle 24, the current sunspot cycle. This reporting week (April 11-17) the average daily sunspot number rose from 6.9 to 14, while average daily solar flux increased from 75.4 to 76.4.
Sunspots have been visible on every day since April 7, so as ...
Posted on 19 April 2019 | 7:17 am
Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition Thwarted by Bureaucracy
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 4:00 pm
Today is World Amateur Radio Day 2019!
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:50 am
So Now What?
“All About Safety” is the focus of the new (April 18) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers. If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! “So Now What?” offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternating new-episod...
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:00 am
ARRL “Radio Communications” Billboard Promotes Ham Radio on I-40
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 1:17 pm
“Mentoring the Next Generation” is Hamvention and ARRL 2019 National Convention Theme
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 12:24 pm
ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Friday, April 19
ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Friday, April 19. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on Friday, and no edition of the ARRL Audio News podcast this week. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Monday, April 22, at 8 AM EDT. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 12:05 pm
AMSAT Academy to be Held Prior to Hamvention
AMSAT Academy will take place on Thursday, May 16, the day before Hamvention. AMSAT says this is a unique opportunity for both beginners and advanced satellite operators to learn about Amateur Radio in space and working the FM, linear transponder, and digital satellites now in orbit.
AMSAT Academy will take place on Thursday, May 16, 9 AM until 5 PM, at the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA...
Posted on 16 April 2019 | 4:54 pm
DXpeditioner Kenneth Opskar, LA7GIA, is Recipient of Intrepid Spirit Award
Posted on 16 April 2019 | 4:31 pm
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