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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:10:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 27 min 34 sec ago
FLUS44 KFWD 252010 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 310 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-261100- 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- 310 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...AND ALSO ON THURSDAY. ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:29:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 12 hours 8 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 250829 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 329 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-261200- 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- 329 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Preparations Underway for W1AW/KH8 Operation from American Samoa

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-10-24 18:57

An advance party of sorts was in American Samoa this week, scouting possible location for the upcoming W1AW/KH8 operation. The team expects the ARRL Centennial W1AW portable operation from American Samoa to get underway November 2 and continue for about 12 days.

John Kennon, N7CQQ, Paul Playford, W8AEF, and Clifford Hauser, KD6XH, arrived in American Samoa (KH8) ahead of the rest of the W1AW/KH8...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:15:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:15
FLUS44 KFWD 242015 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 315 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251230- 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- 315 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS LATE TUESDAY AND PERSIST INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON. ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Radio Amateurs Report Hearing 4M Moon Orbiter JT65B Signal

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-10-24 14:39

[UPDATED 2014-10-24 1942 UTC] A Chinese Long March 3C/G2 rocket carried the Manfred Memorial Moon Mission (4M) lunar flyby experiment into space at 1759 UTC on October 23, on its way to a lunar transfer orbit and a return to Earth in about 9 days. Radio amateurs in Oceania and Europe have reported hearing the JT65B from the onboard Amateur Radio payload. Lunar flyby is to occur, nominally, on O...

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-10-24 12:20

Solar activity is making a healthy comeback, just in time for the SSB weekend of the CQ World Wide DX Contest. The contest begins tonight at 0000 UTC and ends Sunday October 26 at 23:59:59 UTC. See http://www.cqww.com/rules.htm for rules. The contest is always held on the last full weekend of October, while the CW contest is the last full weekend in November.

A series of large solar flares erupt...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:47:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:47
FLUS44 KFWD 240747 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 247 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251200- 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- 247 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF NORTH TEXAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE ENDING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:02:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-10-23 19:02
FLUS44 KFWD 240002 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 702 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-250015- 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- 702 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:09:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:09
FLUS44 KFWD 232009 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 309 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241230- 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- 309 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:35:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:35
FLUS44 KFWD 230835 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 335 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-240845- 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- 335 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 EAST THIS MORNING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. LOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

KP1-5 Project Gets Permission to Activate Navassa Island (KP1) in January 2015

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:49

The KP1-5 Project has received word from the US Fish & Wildlife Service that it may activate Navassa Island (KP1) in January 2015. The DXpedition will be a maximum of 14 days, and exact dates will be determined by USFWS mission requirements and weather windows.

“Our experienced team of 15 is complete and is ready for the challenge,” said an October 22 KP1-5 Project news release from President Bo...

ARRL November Sweepstakes: Another Chance at a “Clean Sweep” is Coming Up!

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:03

In a few short days, operators across all 83 ARRL and Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) sections will take to the airwaves to compete in the first of two ARRL November Sweepstakes events. Always a fall favorite “Sweeps” is the longest-running “domestic” contest. The CW event is November 1-3, while the SSB event is November 15-17. The action on both weekends gets underway at 2100 UTC Saturday and r...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:10:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:10
FLUS44 KFWD 222110 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 410 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-231130- 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- 410 PM CDT WED OCT 22 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT NORTH OF A LINE FROM EASTLAND TO WEATHERFORD TO BONHAM. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS POSSIBLE BUT NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY MORNING NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM GAINESVILLE TO TERRELL TO CANTON. ONCE AGAIN NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ 58

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:56:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:56
FLUS44 KFWD 220856 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 356 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-230900- 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- 356 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM EASTLAND TO BONHAM. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN THURSDAY MORNING ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION ON TUESDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

CQ Reconsiders Its Policy on Crimea for CQ-Sponsored Contests

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-10-22 00:41

CQ has reversed its just-announced policy that it would no longer accept logs for any CQ-sponsored contest from stations in Crimea operating with Russian-issued call signs and is adopting a new policy that is in harmony with ARRL’s DXCC policy. In announcing the shift, CQ Publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, cited concerns raised by “a large number of contesters around the world” that CQ was unfairly de...

IARU EMC Coordinator Thilo Kootz, DL9KCE, Presented with IEC 1906 Award

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:50

IARU EMC Coordinator Thilo Kootz, DL9KCE/AD7IY, has been presented with the IEC 1906 Award. Kootz received the award during the plenary session of CISPR (the Special International Committee on Radio Interference) held in Frankfurt on October 20. Kootz represents the IARU at the international standardization organization, overseeing the protection of radio reception. CISPR was founded in 1934 to...

ARRL Headquarters Systems Down for Maintenance Wednesday Evening

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-10-21 18:54

Beginning at 6 pm tomorrow evening (2200 UTC on Wednesday, October 22nd), ARRL Headquarters systems will be taken down to perform maintenance functions.

This will impact operations of Logbook of The World, Online DXCC, the Centennial websites, and e-mail coming in and out of the building. E-mail sent to ARRL HQ will be queued for delivery once the systems are restored to operational status.

The ...

Ninth Annual ARRL On-Line Auction Gets Underway on Thursday, October 23!

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-10-21 18:11

Bidding for the ninth annual ARRL On-Line Auction will get underway at 1400 UTC on Thursday, October 23. More than 230 items are on the block, including 24 pieces of gear that were the subject of QST “Product Review” articles and road tested by the ARRL Laboratory team. In addition to other miscellaneous transceivers and accessories there are more than 100 vintage books.

“We also have a number o...

ARRL Board May Seek Member Input on 15 Meter Novice/Tech Digital Privileges

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:40

A proposal aired at the July ARRL Board of Directors meeting endorsing additional HF digital privileges for Technicians and referred to the ARRL Executive Committee (EC) for study came in for considerable discussion when the EC met on October 4 in Memphis. The original motion by ARRL Southeastern Division Director Doug Rehman, K4AC, had called for a Petition for Rule Making to the FCC seeking d...

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