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Wayne County, MA
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Brandon County, FL
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Madison County, AL
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Ashland County, OH
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Portage County, OH
Queen City, OH
Sandusky County, OH
Summit County, OH
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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
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Correction: Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Perry, Crawford and Yell Counties

Little Rock, Arkansas – Little Rock, Ark. – The opening of the Yell County Disaster Recovery Center in the Dardanelle Community Center at 2011 Hwy 22 West, in Dardanelle, has been delayed until Monday.

 

In the meantime, other Disaster Recovery Centers are open for survivors to visit:

 

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 6:35 pm

One Week Left to Deadline

DES MOINES, Iowa – Straggler (noun): one who waits to register with FEMA until the deadline is only days away; specifically, one who suffered losses during the March 12 to June16 storms and flooding, lives in one of the nine designated counties, and could be eligible for federal disaster assistance.

Don’t be a straggler!  Monday, July 1 is the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance from FEMA or for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 5:35 pm

Damaged Wells, Septic Systems May Be FEMA Eligible

DES MOINES, Iowa –   Flood survivors in nine Iowa counties designated for federal disaster assistance could be eligible for financial help from FEMA if they have flood-damaged wells and/or septic systems.  But don’t wait too long!  The deadline to be register is July 1, 2019.

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 5:23 pm

Puerto Rico is Home to FEMA’s New Consolidated Resource Center

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico, the Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, and FEMA have established a Consolidated Resource Center on the island to help move recovery forward.

 

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 3:05 pm

Displaced Camp Fire Survivors Move to FEMA Temporary Housing in Burn Area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Individuals and families who lost their homes in last November’s Camp Fire are beginning to move back to the burn area. FEMA has leased space at the first available commercial housing site located within the burn area. Survivors will start moving into their new FEMA travel trailers the week of June 24th.

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 1:57 pm

Understanding Your FEMA Assistance Determination Letter

Oklahoma City, OK – Survivors who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance as a result of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that occurred between May 7 and June 9, in Oklahoma, will receive a determination letter explaining the eligibility decision and the reason for that decision.

For those who are eligible, the letter states the dollar amount of the grant and how the funds should be used. When ineligible, the letter explains why and how the applicant can appeal that decision.

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 1:46 pm

Disaster Preparedness Makes Good Business Sense for Nebraskans

LINCOLN, Neb. – A survey commissioned by Nationwide insurance company in 2015 found that three in four small business owners do not have a disaster recovery plan in place. But more than half of those surveyed said it would take at least three months to recover from a disaster.

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 1:28 pm

The Deadline Is Coming; Register Now!

DES MOINES, Iowa – ‘Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today’ is a familiar statement we all have heard when it comes to deciding when to complete a task or balance a busy life.  Well that same advice could not be more relevant when it comes to applying for FEMA disaster assistance.  

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 11:23 am

Fact Sheet: Robeson County at a Glance

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Robeson County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $52.8 million in state and federal funds.

• More than $8.9 million in Individual Assistance grants have gone to 3,678 homeowners and renters.

• As of June 5, 739 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $30.3 million in claims have been paid to date.

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 9:30 am

Fact Sheet: Craven County at a Glance

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence, Craven County residents and local governments have been approved for approximately $279.5 million in state and federal funds:

• More than $17.8 million in Individual Assistance grants have gone to 3,907 homeowners and renters.

• As of June 5, 2,719 flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $195 million in claims have been paid to date.

Posted on 24 June 2019 | 9:27 am

Correction: Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Perry, Crawford and Yell Counties

Little Rock, Arkansas – Little Rock, Ark. – The opening of the Yell County Disaster Recovery Center in the Dardanelle Community Center at 2011 Hwy 22 West, in Dardanelle, has been delayed until Monday.

 

In the meantime, other Disaster Recovery Centers are open for survivors to visit:

 

Posted on 22 June 2019 | 10:42 pm

Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Coming to South Dakota Counties

PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are sending mobile Disaster Recovery Centers to five counties across the state to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses that suffered losses from the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows openings of fixed-site Disaster Recovery Centers in Minnehaha and Yankton counties, Pine Ridge Reservation, and the Rosebud Reservation.

Posted on 22 June 2019 | 9:49 pm

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Ottawa County

Oklahoma City, OK – A state/federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in the city of Miami in Ottawa County.

Mobile DRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to affected areas and survivors. The center will offer in-person support to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

Posted on 22 June 2019 | 11:16 am

Correction: Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Faulkner, Pulaski and Sebastian Counties

Little Rock, Ark. – The opening of the Sebastian County Disaster Recovery Center, located in Central Mall at 5111 Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith has been delayed. More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

 

In the meantime, flood survivors living in the Fort Smith area can visit the Disaster Recovery Center located in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. That DRC is located at:

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 6:06 pm

Six Oklahoma Counties Added to Federal Disaster Declaration

Oklahoma City, OK – Six more counties in Oklahoma have been designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for damages caused by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 27 with recent additions including Alfalfa, Craig, Garfield, Kingfisher, Pawnee, and Woods.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 5:50 pm

Three More Disaster Relief Centers Opening in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Three more state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are opening in Oklahoma, in the cities of Sapulpa (Creek County), Stillwater (Payne County), and Henryetta (Okmulgee County).

The centers will offer in-person support to Oklahoma homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses during the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 5:42 pm

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Opens In Sequoyah County

Oklahoma City, OK – A state/federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in the town of Moffett in Sequoyah County.

Mobile DRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to as many affected areas and survivors as possible. The center will offer in-person support to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses from during the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 5:23 pm

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Visiting Logan County for Three Days

Oklahoma City, OK – A state/federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be visiting the city of Guthrie in Logan County for three days starting June 21.

Mobile DRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to as many affected areas and survivors as possible. The center will offer in-person support to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses from during the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 4:34 pm

Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Faulkner, Pulaski and Sebastian Counties

Little Rock, Arkansas – Disaster recovery centers are opening soon in Mayflower (Faulkner County), North Little Rock (Pulaski County) and Fort Smith (Sebastian County), to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Arkansas federal disaster declaration for flooding on the Arkansas River in late May.

 

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 4:06 pm

Eight Months After Michael: $1.3 Billion in Federal Aid for Panhandle

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance program for Hurricane Michael came to a close June 8, nearly eight months after the storm displaced thousands of Florida Panhandle residents.

Through the program, more than 2,000 households were provided lodging at no cost as they pursued and successfully secured permanent housing solutions. The cost of the TSA program totaled $16.5 million, which is part of the nearly $1.3 billion in federal aid that has been provided to the affected areas.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 2:54 pm

How to Set Up an Online Disaster Assistance Account

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – After you have registered with FEMA to receive assistance, you will need to provide important documents such as an insurance denial, insurance settlement letter, proof of ownership of damaged property and proof that the damaged property was your primary residence at the time of the disaster.

 

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 2:02 pm

Federal aid Programs for the Oglala Sioux Tribe of The Pine Ridge Reservation

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 Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Assistance for Tribal Government Can Include as Required:

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 1:40 pm

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm, snowstorm and flooding on March 13 to 26, 2019.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 1:40 pm

Federal aid programs for the State of Kansas

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 Kansas.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 1:10 pm

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kansas

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding, landslides and mudslides on April 28, 2019 and continuing.

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 1:09 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.

Islands on the Air Announces Another Six New Island Groups

The Islands on the Air (IOTA) Amateur Radio awards program announced six new island entities at its HAM RADIO forum in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this past weekend. The new groups have provisional numbers and will need to be confirmed by an operation after June 22 that meets the 1,000-contact requirement, in addition to other validations. Credit for prior operations will be considered only after...

Posted on 26 June 2019 | 9:46 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 21 June 2019 | 1:12 pm

The K7RA Solar Update

The quiet sun continues, with still another week passing with zero sunspots. For 33 days in a row, no sunspot activity, as of Thursday, June 20. So far this year 62% of the days are without sunspots, really the same as all of last year, which was 61%.

Average daily solar flux over the past week was 67.1, down from 69 last week and 69.5 the week before.

Predicted solar flux over the next 45 days i...

Posted on 21 June 2019 | 10:07 am

LightSail 2 Set to Launch on June 22

The Planetary Society’s citizen-funded LightSail 2 solar-propelled spacecraft is set to launch on June 22 on board a SpaceX Falcon Heavy. It will attempt the first controlled solar sail flight in Earth orbit. LightSail 1 successfully completed its test flight mission in 2015. LightSail® is aimed at testing “solar sailing” technology for CubeSats, which comprise many Amateur Radio satellites. Ac...

Posted on 20 June 2019 | 4:53 pm

ARRL Development Department Manager Lauren Clarke, KB1YDD, Departs Headquarters

ARRL Development Department Manager Lauren Clarke, KB1YDD, has stepped down as manager of the ARRL Development Department to pursue other interests. As the search begins for a new development manager, ARRL wants to reassure its donors and members that routine Development Department operations will continue as normal in the interim.

Development associates Regina Galuppi, W3DGI (860-594-0291), and...

Posted on 20 June 2019 | 4:47 pm

SAQ “Alexanderson Day” Transmission Set for June 30

The annual “Alexanderson Day” transmission from SAQ in Grimeton, Sweden, will take place on June 30. The Alexanderson alternator will transmit on 17.2 kHz on the following schedule: Startup/tuning at 0830 UTC, and message transmission at 0900 UTC; startup/tuning at 1130 UTC, and message transmission at 1200 UTC.

Both events will be livestreamedon YouTube. SAQ has introduced an online SAQ recepti...

Posted on 20 June 2019 | 4:47 pm

Online Contest Scoreboards Available for Field Day

If your club wants to see how its Field Day efforts are faring in comparison with others in your category, check out the Contest Online ScoreBoard. It will be supporting ARRL Field Day. In addition, Bruce Horn, WA7BNM, has developed Score Distributor, which will relay your score to all scoreboards that support the event. Scoreboards can be very attractive to younger operators, in addition to en...

Posted on 20 June 2019 | 2:32 pm

The Doctor Will See You Now!

Posted on 20 June 2019 | 8:00 am

States, Counties, Municipalities Recognize Amateur Radio’s Contributions in Advance of Field Day

Each year as ARRL Field Day approaches, state and local governments traditionally take advantage of the opportunity to honor Amateur Radio in the form of various proclamations. The following list of participating communities is not necessarily comprehensive.

In Arizona, Governor Douglas Ducey has recognized June as “Amateur Radio Month.” In his commendation, Ducey noted that the Amateur Radio Co...

Posted on 19 June 2019 | 4:59 pm

ARRL ARDF Coordinator to Retire, New Coordinator Named

ARRL Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Coordinator Joe Moell, K0OV, is stepping down after more than 20 years on the job. Since he became ARRL ARDF Coordinator in February 1998, Moell said the sport of on-foot transmitter hunting under international rules has grown steadily in participation and popularity. Since 2001, beginners and experts alike have gathered each year for the USA Champion...

Posted on 19 June 2019 | 4:50 pm

Radio Club of America Extends Nomination Deadline for Awards

The deadline to submit Radio Club of America (RCA) award nominations has been extended to July 15. No nominees have been submitted for these awards:

  • The Edgar F. Johnson Pioneer Citation

  • The Ralph Batcher Memorial Award

  • The RCA Centenarian Award

  • The Armstrong Medal

  • The Sarnoff Citation

  • The Allen B. DuMont Citation

  • The Henri Busignies Memorial Award

  • The Fred M. Link Award

  • The Jack Poppele Award

  • T...

Posted on 19 June 2019 | 4:24 pm

San Antonio Radio Club Marks its Centennial

Members of the San Antonio Radio Club (SARC) are celebrating the centennial of the club’s founding. Initially known as the Bexar County Radio Association, SARC became an ARRL affiliated club in 1920. SARC is doing several different things to commemorate its Centennial.

SARC kicked off its centennial at its annual ham convention in greater San Antonio, this year called “Centennial Radio Fiesta.” ...

Posted on 19 June 2019 | 3:07 pm

ARRL, IARU Contingent to Attend HAM RADIO 2019 in Germany

A delegation from ARRL and the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) will attend HAM RADIO 2019, the popular international Amateur Radio exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Each year, a contingent from ARRL attends HAM RADIO, greeting its non-US members and networking with other national radio societies. Billed as Europe's biggest Amateur Radio convention, HAM RADIO 2019 takes place June...

Posted on 19 June 2019 | 2:28 pm




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