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Craig McLean named new leader for NOAA Research

NOAA News Releases - 1 hour 25 min ago
Today, NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D, announced that Craig McLean, deputy assistant administrator for NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), has been selected to head the office, which is responsible for NOAA’s research enterprise, including laboratories and programs across the country.

Jacob Nunez-Kearny, KF7DSY, is 2015 Goldfarb Scholarship Recipient

ARRL News - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:47

The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors has named Jacob Nunez-Kearny, KF7DSY, of Mesa, Arizona, as the recipient of the 2015 William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship. A senior at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, he plans to attend Purdue University in the fall and pursue a career in aerospace engineering. Based on qualifications, need, and other academic funding sources, the award can be $10,00...

April 27, 2015, Marks 224th Anniversary of Samuel F.B. Morse’s Birthday

ARRL News - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:18

The man who lent his name to the Morse code, Samuel F.B. Morse, was born 224 years ago today near Boston. According to an EDN blog by Jessica MacNeil,Morse was a bit of a renaissance man who was already established as a portrait painter before shifting his focus to communication in the 1830s.

“Morse became fascinated with the idea of transmitting messages instantly using electricity,” MacNeil wr...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:12:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2015-04-27 15:12
FLUS44 KFWD 272012 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 312 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-281200- 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- 312 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH TEXAS THROUGH TONIGHT. A FEW STORMS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20 COULD BECOME STRONG WITH SMALL HAIL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING. FARTHER SOUTH...A FEW SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM WAXAHACHIE TO CORSICANA TO PALESTINE THROUGH THIS EVENING. LARGE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP IN THESE AREAS. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT MAINLY IN AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY SEE EXTENSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... VERY LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. $$ DUNN

Boston Marathon Amateur Radio Support Adjusts to a “New Normal”

ARRL News - Mon, 2015-04-27 14:39

More than 250 Amateur Radio communication volunteers participated on Patriots Day (April 20) in the 119th running of the Boston Marathon, sponsored by the Boston Athletic Association (BAA). This event was the second since the bombings that tragically marred the 2013 race. Amateur Radio volunteers have supported Boston Marathon communication for decades. Starting with the 2015 event, a Communica...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:39:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:39
FLUS44 KFWD 271639 AAB HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1139 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-281200- 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- 1139 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN A A BROKEN LINE THIS AFTERNOON NEAR INTERSTATE 35...THEN SPREAD EAST ACROSS EASTERN NORTH TEXAS AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES. A FEW SEVERE STORMS CONTAINING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE POSSIBLE FROM THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH METROPLEX AND AREAS TO THE SOUTH AND EAST. THOUGH A BRIEF TORNADO COULD OCCUR...THE OVERALL COVERAGE OF OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE LOWER THAN YESTERDAY. THE MOST LIKELY LOCATION FOR SEVERE STORMS TODAY WILL BE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. A LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING THREAT OVER AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY SEEN HEAVIER RAINFALL WILL BE PRESENT. HOWEVER... WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS NOT ANTICIPATED DUE TO THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT OF STORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING WITH THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT ENDING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...MAINLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATES 20 AND 30. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:02:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:02
FLUS44 KFWD 271602 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1102 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-281200- 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- 1102 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN A A BROKEN LINE THIS AFTERNOON NEAR INTERSTATE 35...THEN SPREAD EAST ACROSS EASTERN NORTH TEXAS AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES. A FEW SEVERE STORMS CONTAINING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE POSSIBLE...BUT OVERALL THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD BE LOWER THAN YESTERDAY. THE MOST LIKELY LOCATION FOR SEVERE STORMS TODAY WILL BE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY LINGERING INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. A LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING THREAT OVER AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY SEEN HEAVIER RAINFALL WILL BE PRESENT. HOWEVER... WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS NOT ANTICIPATED DUE TO THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT OF STORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING WITH THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT ENDING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...MAINLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATES 20 AND 30. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:56:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2015-04-27 04:56
FLUS44 KFWD 270956 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 456 AM CDT MON APR 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- 456 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TODAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...BUT OVERALL THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD BE LOWER THAN YESTERDAY. THE MOST LIKELY LOCATION FOR SEVERE STORMS TODAY WILL BE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING THREAT TODAY ESPECIALLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM BOWIE TO DFW TO CENTERVILLE. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE TONIGHT AND SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON... MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 03:19:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:19
FLUS44 KFWD 262019 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 319 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-271245- 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- 319 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MID EVENING ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. THE HIGHEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ALONG AND WEST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR. THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND POSSIBLY TORNADOES. THE TORNADO THREAT IS GREATEST SOUTHWEST OF A DECATUR TO HILLSBORO TO TEMPLE LINE BETWEEN 5 PM AND 9 PM. THE RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE NIGHTTIME HOURS AS A LINE OF STORMS DEVELOPS OUT WEST AND MARCHES EAST ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS TONIGHT...BUT A TORNADO CAN NOT BE RULED OUT. ALL THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE IS A GOOD CHANCE OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM ON MONDAY ACROSS ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS...BUT THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD BE LOWER THAN SUNDAYS THREAT. HOWEVER...THE HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING THREAT WILL INCREASE MONDAY WITH LOCATIONS NORTH OF A BOWIE TO DFW TO PALESTINE LINE HAVING THE HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND WEST OF I-35. SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE LIKELY TONIGHT ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. $$

Amateur Radio in Play in Aftermath of Nepal Earthquake

ARRL News - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:11

At least one HF net is reported to be handling emergency and relief-related traffic in the wake of a devastating and deadly earthquake in Central Nepal. The magnitude 7.9 quake on April 25 caused landslides on Mount Everest during the climbing season, killing an unknown number of mountaineers and stranding others. A strong aftershock hit April 26. So far, some 2200 people are reported dead. The...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:45:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2015-04-26 04:45
FLUS44 KFWD 260945 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 445 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-270945- 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- 445 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. THE HIGHEST CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL BE ALONG AND WEST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR. THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND POSSIBLY TORNADOES. THE TORNADO THREAT IS GREATEST SOUTHWEST OF A GRAHAM TO HILLSBORO TO HEARNE LINE BETWEEN 4 PM AND 10 PM. THE RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE NIGHTTIME HOURS WITH THE BEST CHANCES OCCURRING NORTHWEST OF A LAMPASAS TO HILLSBORO TO SULPHUR SPRINGS LINE. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS TONIGHT...BUT A TORNADO CANT BE RULED OUT. ALL THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. GOOD CHANCES OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY ACROSS ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS BUT THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER SHOULD BE LOWER THAN TODAY/S THREAT. HOWEVER THE HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING THREAT WILL INCREASE MONDAY WITH LOCATIONS NORTH OF A BOWIE TO DFW TO PALESTINE LINE HAVING THE HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND WEST OF I-35. SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE LIKELY TONIGHT ACROSS ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. $$ TR.92

AMSAT: Amateur Radio Payload Could Share Space on Geosynchronous Satellite

ARRL News - Sun, 2015-04-26 00:59

[UPDATED 2015-04-27 1803 UTC] There is big news on the Amateur Radio satellite front. AMSAT-NA has announced that, if all goes according to plan, an Amateur Radio payload will go into space on a geosynchronous satellite that’s planned for launch in 2017. As opposed to the more typical low-Earth-orbit, a geosynchronous orbit would permit an earthbound ham at a given point within its footprint to...

AMSAT: Amateur Radio Payload Could Share Space on Geostationary Satellite

ARRL News - Sun, 2015-04-26 00:59

There is big news on the Amateur Radio satellite front. AMSAT-NA has announced that, if all goes according to plan, an Amateur Radio payload will go into space on a geostationary satellite that’s planned for launch in 2017. As opposed to the more typical low-Earth-orbit, a geostationary orbit would permit earthbound hams within its footprint to operate through the satellite essentially 24/7. Ac...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:35:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:35
FLUS44 KFWD 252035 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 335 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-261300- 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 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS GENERALLY WEST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 AND 35E CORRIDOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND THEN AREAWIDE ON SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...LOCALIZED FLOODING AND ISOLATED TORNADOES. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...BUT NO SEVERE WEATHER. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS AND SOME SMALL HAIL. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:16:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2015-04-25 05:16
FLUS44 KFWD 251016 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 516 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-261030- 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- 516 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING SOUTH OF A TEMPLE TO ATHENS LINE. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A POTENT UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY AND SLOWLY CROSS THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ENTIRE REGION....WITH SOME SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL BE GENERALLY WEST OF THE I-35 CORRIDOR. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL OVERSPREAD THE REST OF NORTH TEXAS SUNDAY NIGHT AND INTO MONDAY. THE MAIN THREATS AT THIS TIME APPEAR TO BE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...LOCALIZED FLOODING AND ISOLATED TORNADOES. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ 92

House Committee Asks FCC for Documents Related to Proposed Enforcement Bureau Closures

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-04-24 15:51

The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce has given the Federal Communications Commission a May 7 deadline to produce documents related to FCC Enforcement Bureau proposals to close two-thirds of its field offices and eliminate nearly one-half of its staff of field agents. In an April 23 letter, Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) told FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler that his panel wants the Commi...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:57:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2015-04-24 14:58
FLUS44 KFWD 241957 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 257 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-251215- 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- 257 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...BUT THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR TORNADIC STORMS. IN ADDITION...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. A POTENT UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY AND SLOWLY CROSS THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ENTIRE REGION....WITH SOME SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS MOST OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. $$

Logbook of The World STATUS as of Friday, April 24

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-04-24 13:36

ARRL’s Logbook of The World has been experiencing intermittent outages.  The team is aware of the problem and asks that if you find you are unable to get into LoTW, try back at a later time.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work through this.

 

Logbook of The World back on line as of Friday, April 24

ARRL News - Fri, 2015-04-24 12:33

ARRL’s Logbook of The World went offline unexpectedly on Thursday evening, April 23. The problem has been identified and has now been corrected. Thank you for your patience while we worked to restore this.

 

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