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HAARP-Like Ionospheric Research Project Underway at Arecibo Observatory

ARRL News - 52 min 1 sec ago

Work is underway to complete the construction of an ionospheric research facility at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico that bears some similarities to the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) far to the north in Alaska, but on a different scale and with different research goals.

“It is basically the same as HAARP for the science, except that HAARP was in the Auroral Regio...

Padraig Lysandrou, KC9UUS, is Goldfarb Scholarship Winner

ARRL News - 1 hour 37 min ago

The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors has awarded the 2014 William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship to Padraig Lysandrou, KC9UUS, of Bloomington, Indiana. The 17-year-old Bloomington High School South senior has been licensed since 2011, is Indiana’s Assistant Section Manager for Youth, and is in the top 10 percent of his class. Lysandrou’s May 2013 QST article “A Crazy Idea: DXpedition to Cyp...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:54:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - 8 hours 59 min ago
FLUS44 KFWD 230854 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 354 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241100- 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- 354 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF STORMS THIS EVENING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. THE BEST CHANCE OF STORMS WILL BE FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO FORT WORTH TO COMANCHE. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS POSING THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. LINGERING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EAST OF I-35 THURSDAY. THESE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE. THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF STORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY ALSO BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS EVENING WEST OF A KILLEEN TO FORT WORTH TO SHERMAN LINE. $$

Texas Radio Amateur Gives Up License As Part of Enforcement Action Settlement

ARRL News - Tue, 2014-04-22 16:14

A Texas radio amateur has agreed to turn in his Amateur Extra class license as part of an agreement with the FCC to settle an enforcement action against him. The FCC earlier this year issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) to James R. Winstead, KD5OZY, of Coleman, Texas, after determining that Winstead “apparently willfully violated” FCC rules by interfering with Amateur Rad...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:19:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2014-04-22 15:19
FLUS44 KFWD 222019 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 319 PM CDT TUE APR 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- 319 PM CDT TUE APR 22 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF STORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. THE BEST CHANCE OF STORMS WILL BE FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM SHERMAN TO FORT WORTH TO COMANCHE. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS POSING THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THURSDAY MORNING ACROSS THE REGION. THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF STORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY ALSO BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CAVANAUGH

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:33:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2014-04-22 10:33
FLUS44 KFWD 221533 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1033 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-231200- 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- 1033 AM CDT TUE APR 22 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...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AND AGAIN SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ CAVANAUGH

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:40:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:40
FLUS44 KFWD 220840 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 340 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-230845- 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- 340 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. AREAS OF FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING EAST OF A GAINESVILLE TO CLEBURNE TO TEMPLE LINE. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AND AGAIN SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:27:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Tue, 2014-04-22 00:27
FLUS44 KFWD 220527 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1227 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221130- 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- 1227 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM CAMERON TO ATHENS WILL END BEFORE 5 AM. CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN MAY ACCOMPANY SOME OF THESE STORMS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. THE BULK OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:03:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:03
FLUS44 KFWD 220303 AAB HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1003 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221200- 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- 1003 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. ISOLATED STRONG TO BRIEF SEVERE STORMS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MIDNIGHT SOUTHEAST OF A CANTON...CORSICANA...MEXIA LINE. MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL TO QUARTER SIZE...GUSTY WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT AS A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. THE BULK OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER ACTIVITY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... VERY LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED SOUTHEAST OF A CANTON... CORSICANA...MEXIA LINE. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:47:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:47
FLUS44 KFWD 220047 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 747 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221200- 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- 747 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TONIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS EVENING GENERALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF A GATESVILLE...TO FORT WORTH- DALLAS...TO SULPHUR SPRINGS AND EMORY LINE THROUGH LATE EVENING. SEVERE STORMS ARE STILL POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE EVENING ACROSS THESE AREAS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS. THOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT ACROSS OUR SOUTHEAST COUNTIES...THE THREAT REMAINS LOW. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. THE BULK OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER ACTIVITY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION REMAINS LIKELY SOUTH AND EAST OF A GATESVILLE...TO FORT WORTH-DALLAS...TO SULPHUR SPRINGS AND EMORY LINE THROUGH LATE EVENING. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:48:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2014-04-21 15:48
FLUS44 KFWD 212048 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 348 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-221100- 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- 348 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON...THIS EVENING...AND OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS. HOWEVER...AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM LAMPASAS...TO HILLSBORO...TO TERRELL. THE ACTIVITY WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. THE BULK OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER ACTIVITY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PRIMARILY SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM GOLDTHWAITE...TO GLEN ROSE...TO MUENSTER. $$ 25

W1AW Centennial Operations Shift to New Jersey and New Hampshire on April 23 (UTC)

ARRL News - Mon, 2014-04-21 12:23

The ARRL Centennial W1AW WAS operations taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states will relocate at 0000 UTC on Wednesday, April 23 (the evening of April 22 in US time zones), from North Dakota and Mississippi to New Jersey (W1AW/2) and New Hampshire (W1AW/1). During 2014 W1AW will be on the air from every state (at least twice) and most US territories, and it will be easy to work ...

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:59:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Mon, 2014-04-21 03:59
FLUS44 KFWD 210859 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 359 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-220900- 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 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS. SOME OF THE STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE MAIN THREATS. HOWEVER...AN ISOLATED TORNADO IS POSSIBLE MAINLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. CONVECTION WILL END FROM NORTH TO SOUTH LATE TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY WITH THE HIGHER CHANCES IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. SOME SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER ACTIVITY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE EVENING. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:52:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:52
FLUS44 KFWD 202052 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 352 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-211100- 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- 352 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON...THIS EVENING...AND OVERNIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...THIS EVENING...AND OVERNIGHT. MOST OF THE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE BUT WILL POSE A THREAT OF CLOUD-TO- GROUND LIGHTNING. AN ISOLATED SEVERE STORM WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY THIS EVENING IN A LIMITED THREAT AREA BOUND BY BOWIE...WEATHERFORD...GRAHAM...AND EASTLAND. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY EVENING...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE... PARTICULARLY IF A DRYLINE IS ABLE TO MOVE INTO WESTERN PORTIONS OF NORTH TEXAS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... VERY LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING...MAINLY WEST AND NORTHWEST OF THE DALLAS/FORT WORTH METROPLEX. $$ 25

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:53:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2014-04-20 12:53
FLUS44 KFWD 201753 AAA HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1253 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-211100- 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- 1253 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. MOST OF THE STORMS THROUGH TONIGHT ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE...BUT WILL POSE A THREAT OF CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. AN ISOLATED SEVERE STORM WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING IN A LIMITED THREAT AREA THAT INCLUDES BOWIE...WEATHERFORD...GRAHAM...AND EASTLAND. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY EVENING...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IF A DRYLINE IS ABLE TO MOVE INTO WESTERN PORTIONS OF NORTH TEXAS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING AROUND BOWIE...WEATHERFORD...GRAHAM...AND EASTLAND. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:40:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sun, 2014-04-20 03:40
FLUS44 KFWD 200840 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 340 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-210845- 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- 340 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT A FEW STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG WITH SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IF A DRYLINE IS ABLE TO INVADE WESTERN PORTIONS OF NORTH TEXAS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$

NWS-FWD Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:30:00 CDT

Hazardous Weather Outlook - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:30
FLUS44 KFWD 192030 HWOFWD HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 330 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014 TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-201100- 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- 330 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS MAY REACH AREAS AS FAR EAST AS THE I-35 CORRIDOR LATE TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE ACTIVITY MAY LINGER INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A FEW SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IF A DRYLINE IS ABLE TO INVADE WESTERN PORTIONS OF NORTH TEXAS. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. $$ 25

KickSat Has Been Deployed in Low-Earth Orbit

ARRL News - Sat, 2014-04-19 14:34

Zac Manchester, KD2BHC, of the KickSat project, reports the satellite launched successfully April 18 at 1925 UTC and successfully has attained low-Earth orbit.

“We at Cornell and several Amateur Radio operators around the world have made contact with the spacecraft, and it is alive and well,” Manchester reported.

The Cornell grad student has announced that he will offer prizes to the first severa...

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