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New QST QuickStats Poll Posted

ARRL News - 38 min 8 sec ago

This month’s QuickStats poll has been posted! Check the QuickStats page and answer these questions . . .

• Do you wait to see a QST “Product Review” of a new transceiver before you make the decision to purchase?

•Do you use the QST “Product Review” online archive at www.arrl.org/product-review to help make a purchase decision regarding older gear?

• When reading a transceiver “Product Review,” wha...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:59:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 2 hours 30 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 022159 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 359 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-032200- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 359 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT AREAS OF FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT. FOG IS MOST LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE NORTHEAST OF A SHERMAN TO EMORY LINE TUESDAY...AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AREA WIDE TUESDAY NIGHT. A WINTRY MIX OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY LEAD TO HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE MOST LIKELY ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM LAMPASAS TO ATHENS. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION...AND SLICK SPOTS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES ARE POSSIBLE WHEREVER WINTRY PRECIPITATION FALLS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CAVANAUGH

ARRL Centennial Convention Guest Speaker Presentations DVD Now Available

ARRL News - 4 hours 10 min ago

The ARRL is making available a DVD of ARRL Centennial Convention Guest Speaker Presentations. The ARRL National Centennial Convention last July in Hartford, Connecticut, was a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of Amateur Radio’s past and promising future. More than 3300 members and friends attended. Many convention visitors were entertained and informed by primary guest speakers at the event, and ...

Past IARU Region 1 Chairman Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU, SK

ARRL News - 4 hours 11 min ago

Past International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Chairman Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU, of Zundert, Netherlands, died February 28 after a brief illness. Van de Nadort served as the IARU Region 1 Chair from 1975 until 2002. He was a founding member of the IARU Administrative Council.

 

“He will be sorely missed by his many colleagues and friends in IARU and around the world,” said IARU Reg...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 2 Mar 2015 04:06:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 14 hours 23 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 021006 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 406 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-031200- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 406 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE NORTHEAST OF A GAINESVILLE TO CANTON LINE TUESDAY...AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AREA WIDE TUESDAY NIGHT. A WINTRY MIX OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:36:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:36
FLUS44 KFWD 012136 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 336 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-022145- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 336 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A WINTRY MIX OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:02:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-01 13:02
FLUS44 KFWD 011802 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1202 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-021815- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 1202 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND SNOW WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20...THEN ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:41:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-01 05:41
FLUS44 KFWD 011041 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 441 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-021045- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 441 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE WEST OF A LINE FROM PARIS TO LAMPASAS THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING BY NOON. ADDITIONAL LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES. SLICK SPOTS WILL STILL BE PRESENT ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN TONIGHT NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM BONHAM TO CISCO. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND SNOW WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20...THEN ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:28:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-03-01 01:28
FLUS44 KFWD 010628 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1228 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-020630- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 1228 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...OVERNIGHT LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT NORTHWEST OF A LAMPASAS TO DALLAS TO PARIS LINE. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:43:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:43
FLUS44 KFWD 282143 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 343 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-012145- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 343 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM SULPHUR SPRING TO ROCKWALL AND LAMPASAS THROUGH 6 PM...THEN NORTHWEST OF A GAINESVILLE TO GOLDTHWAITE LINE THIS EVENING UNTIL MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:10:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:10
FLUS44 KFWD 281810 AAB HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1210 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-011545- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 1210 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND/OR SLEET REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM TEMPLE TO ENNIS TO EMORY. ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:44:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-02-28 10:44
FLUS44 KFWD 281544 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 944 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-011545- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 944 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND/OR SLEET REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM ALONG AND NORTH OF A GOLDTHWAITE TO HILLSBORO TO CANTON LINE. TO THE SOUTHEAST...DOWN TO A TEMPLE TO GROESBECK TO CORSICANA TO ATHENS LINE...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:04:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-02-28 05:04
FLUS44 KFWD 281004 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 404 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-011015- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 404 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 THIS IS THE HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND/OR SLEET REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM ALONG AND NORTH OF A GOLDTHWAITE TO HILLSBORO TO CANTON LINE. FARTHER TO THE SOUTH...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

There’s a Place for You in the ARRL International DX Phone Contest, March 7-8

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-02-27 18:45

Set aside your CW key, and shake those dits and dahs out of your ears. It’s time to get your voice in trim or to program your digital voice keyer. The SSB weekend of the ARRL International DX Contest is Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8 (UTC), and in this major event on the radiosport calendar, the DX will be looking for stations in the US and Canada. There are entry categories for single ops and ...

International DX Convention (Visalia) Advance Registration Available Until April 8

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:27

Advance registration for those planning to attend the International DX Convention in Visalia, California, April 16-19, ends on April 8. An updated list of those already registered to attend is on the convention website!

The Visalia program includes DX University and Contest Academy sessions, ARRL, DX, and Contest forums, and a long list of DX and technical presentations, as well as an entire exh...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:24:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2015-02-27 16:32
FLUS44 KFWD 272132 CCA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 324 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-282130- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 324 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TONIGHT. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THIS EVENING AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OVERNIGHT WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS OVERNIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE OR FREEZING RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LAMPASAS TO ATHENS LINE THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY...AND FOR AREAS NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE TO HILLSBORO TO CANTON THROUGH 6 PM. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN AREAS...AND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON FOR THE NORTHWESTERN AREAS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED. $$ $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:24:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2015-02-27 16:25
FLUS44 KFWD 272124 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 324 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-282130- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 324 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TONIGHT. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THIS EVENING AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OVERNIGHT WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS OVERNIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE OR FREEZING RAIN REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LAMPASAS TO ATHENS LINE THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY...AND FOR AREAS NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE TO HILLSBORO TO CANTON THROUGH 6 PM. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN AREAS...AND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON FOR THE NORTHWESTERN AREAS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN AREA OF LIGHT SLEET WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED FOR LIGFOR LIGHT SNOW OR FREEZING DRIZZLEHT SNOW OR FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT. $$ $$

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-02-27 14:13

Average daily sunspot numbers over the past week were about the same (59) as last week (54.6), and average daily solar flux declined, from 121.4 to 116.3.

Average daily planetary A index increased from 9 to 11.3, and average daily mid-latitude A index also was higher, from 7 to 9.3.

These numbers compare the seven day period from February 19-25 with the previous seven days.

The latest NOAA/USAF so...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:45:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2015-02-27 11:45
FLUS44 KFWD 271645 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1045 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-281645- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 1045 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS THROUGH TONIGHT THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE HAS BEEN EXPANDED SOUTHEAST TO A GOLDTHWAITE TO HILLSBORO TO CANTON LINE THROUGH TONIGHT. FOR TODAY...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES GENERALLY NORTHWEST OF A CISCO TO SHERMAN LINE...UP TO 2 INCHES ACROSS THE METROPLEX AND NORTHWEST OF A COMANCHE TO SULPHUR SPRINGS LINE...AND UP TO 1 INCH OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA. TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE DFW METROPLEX AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. TONIGHT...FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE EVENING AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS ICE ON TOP OF TODAYS SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS. OUTSIDE OF THE ADVISORY AREA...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE LIGHTER...BUT SOME BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES MIGHT BECOME SLICK. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT NORTHWEST OF GOLDTHWAITE TO HILLSBORO TO CANTON LINE ON SATURDAY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED AND WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:46:00 CST

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:46
FLUS44 KFWD 270946 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 346 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-281000- MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN- HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS- ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL- JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL- NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS- LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON- 346 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IS IN EFFECT NORTHWEST OF COMMERCE TO COMANCHE LINE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES GENERALLY NORTHWEST OF A CISCO TO GAINESVILLE LINE...AND UP TO 2 INCHES ELSEWHERE. TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHWEST COUNTIES EARLY ON THEN SPREAD INTO THE OTHER PARTS OF THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. TONIGHT...ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED AND WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. OUTSIDE OF THE ADVISORY AREA...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE LIGHTER...BUT SOME BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES MIGHT BECOME SLICK. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT NORTHWEST OF COMMERCE TO COMANCHE LINE SATURDAY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED AND WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. $$
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