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NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:39:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-09-19 15:39
FLUS44 KFWD 192039 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 339 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-201300- 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- 339 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE TO KILLEEN THROUGH TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF A LINE FROM BONHAM TO CENTERVILLE ON SATURDAY...AND GENERALLY WEST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE TO KILLEEN ON SUNDAY. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY EVENING NORTH OF A BOWIE TO EMORY LINE...AND THEN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM BRECKENRIDGE TO ATHENS MONDAY AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:28:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-09-19 11:28
FLUS44 KFWD 191628 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1128 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-201200- 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- 1128 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE...TO DALLAS...TO PALESTINE THROUGH TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE MAIN HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BEST CHANCES WILL OCCUR WEST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 AND 35 WEST CORRIDORS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL REMAIN THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 2014-09-19 10:19

On September 11 and 12 two powerful CMEs hit Earth, producing a G3 class geomagnetic storm. The result was a planetary A index of 44 on Friday, and during the final three hours of the UTC day (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM PDT) the planetary K index reached 7, which is very high.

Overall solar activity is down, with the average daily sunspot number declining from 152 to 124.9 in the latest reporting period...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:44:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Fri, 2014-09-19 03:44
FLUS44 KFWD 190844 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 344 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-201200- 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- 344 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG WITH LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES BELOW A MILE IS EXPECTED SOUTH AND WEST OF A LINE FROM JACKSBORO...TO HAMILTON...TO CANTON THIS MORNING. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE...TO DALLAS...TO PALESTINE THROUGH TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE MAIN HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BEST CHANCES WILL OCCUR WEST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 AND 35 WEST CORRIDORS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL REMAIN THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:31:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-09-18 21:31
FLUS44 KFWD 190231 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 931 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-200245- 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- 931 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM MINERAL WELLS TO HILLSBORO TO CENTERVILLE TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE THE ONLY EXPECTED HAZARDS TONIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CAVANAUGH

ARRL Website Will Be Unavailable on September 19 Starting at 2000 UTC

ARRL News - Thu, 2014-09-18 18:43

The ARRL website is scheduled to be offline on Friday, September 19, starting at 2000 UTC. The length of the outage could run for several hours and possibly into Saturday, September 20. The ARRL IT Department will be performing maintenance in the process of testing and, if feasible, switching the site to a new server.

A “Down for Maintenance” message will appear for the duration of the outage wh...

FCC Turns Down Petition to Create a 4 Meter Band in the US

ARRL News - Thu, 2014-09-18 18:42

It does not appear that US radio amateurs will gain a new band at 70 MHz anytime soon. The FCC has denied a Petition for Rule Making filed earlier this year by Glen E. Zook, K9STH, of Richardson, Texas, seeking to add a 4 meter band to Amateur Radio’s inventory of VHF allocations. Zook had floated the proposal in 2010, and his petition was dated January 27, 2010, but the FCC said it did not rec...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:44:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:44
FLUS44 KFWD 182044 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 344 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-191200- 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- 344 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS THROUGH TONIGHT. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS ARE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM COMANCHE TO WACO TO CENTERVILLE WILL HAVE A POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THROUGH THIS EVENING. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:21:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Thu, 2014-09-18 04:21
FLUS44 KFWD 180921 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 421 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-191100- 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- 421 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TODAY. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS ARE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM COMANCHE TO WACO TO CENTERVILLE WILL HAVE A POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER TONIGHT BUT DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY SOUTH OF A LAMPASAS TO ATHENS LINE. THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS WEDNESDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:51:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:51
FLUS44 KFWD 180251 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 951 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-190300- 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- 951 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY SOUTH OF I-20 OVERNIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...MAINLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.THE MOST LIKELY REGION WOULD BE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20 THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY LINGER INTO MONDAY SOUTH OF A LAMPASAS TO ATHENS LINE. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

High-Value ARRL “Red Badgers” Will Hand Out Centennial QSO Party Points on September 21

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:34

The next ARRL “Red Badges on the Air” activity is just days away. On Sunday, September 21 UTC (starting the evening of Saturday, September 20, in US time zones), holders of red ARRL name/call sign badges will be on the air en masse, offering a chance to boost your ARRL Centennial QSO Party total. ARRL officers, elected officials such as Director or Section Manager, as well as Headquarters staff...

IARU Region 1 General Conference, IARU Administrative Council to Meet in Bulgaria

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:25

Representatives of the countries comprising IARU Region 1 (Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Northern Asia) will gather this month for the Region 1 General Conference. The Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs, (BFRA) will host the meeting September 21-26 in Albena on the Black Sea Coast. Regional general conferences are held every 3 years.

“At General Conferences IARU Region 1 makes major d...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:26:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:26
FLUS44 KFWD 172026 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 326 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-181115- 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- 326 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS THROUGH TONIGHT. AFTER SUNSET...THE BEST STORM CHANCES WILL BE GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. BEFORE SUNSET...GUSTY WINDS MAY ACCOMPANY A FEW OF THE STORMS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY LINGER INTO MONDAY SOUTH OF A LAMPASAS TO ATHENS LINE. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

AMSAT-NA Announces Board of Directors Election Results

ARRL News - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:53

AMSAT-NA has announced the results of its recent Board of Directors election. These candidates have been elected to serve 2-year terms: Tom Clark, K3IO; JoAnne Maenpaa, K9JKM; and Lou McFadin, W5DID.

Jerry Buxton, N0JY, will serve the year remaining on the term of the late Tony Monteiro, AA2TX.

The First Alternate is Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, and the Second Alternate is Frank Griffin, K4FEG.

The re...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:47:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-09-17 09:47
FLUS44 KFWD 171447 AAB HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 947 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-181100- 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- 947 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH THE BEST STORM CHANCES GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:26:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-09-17 08:26
FLUS44 KFWD 171326 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 826 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-181145- 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- 826 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. AREAS OF PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...PRIMARILY NEAR AND ALONG THE INTERSTATE 45 CORRIDOR. VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN 1 MILE WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH VISIBILITIES IN SOME SPOTS FALLING BELOW ONE QUARTER OF A MILE. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION IF DENSE FOG IS ENCOUNTERED. MOST OF THE PATCHY DENSE FOG SHOULD DISSIPATE BY 10 AM. ALSO...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH THE BEST STORM CHANCES GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ BAIN

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:37:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Wed, 2014-09-17 03:37
FLUS44 KFWD 170837 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 337 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-180845- 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- 337 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH THE BEST STORM CHANCES GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

Qatari Es’hail 2 Satellite will Include AMSAT-DL Phase 4 Amateur Radio Transponders

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:27

Gunter’s Space Page has reported that the Es’hail 2 communications satellite will carry analog and digital Amateur Radio transponders. The new satellite, which will be operated by Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, will be in a geostationary orbit, positioned at the 26° East “hotspot” position for TV broadcasting to the Middle East and North Africa. Launch is planned for late 2016.

Es’hail...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:15:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2014-09-16 15:15
FLUS44 KFWD 162015 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 315 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-171130- 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 TUE SEP 16 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF I-20 THROUGH TONIGHT. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD FROM THESE STORMS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

“Last Man Standing” Special Event Set for September 28

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-09-16 14:50

A Hollywood-style Amateur Radio special event is set for later this month from the so-called “Seinfeld Stage” on the CBS Studio Center lot in Studio City, California. The K6H “Hollywood Hamnado” special event station will be on HF and D-STAR, September 28, from 1400 until 2200 UTC. Hosts for the event will be Amateur Radio crew members of the ABC television series “Last Man Standing.” On the sh...

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