National Hurricane Conference 2009
Amateur Radio: Disaster Communications
Presented at the Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas -- April 6-10, 2009
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The following is a collection of media files from the Amateur Radio Workshop presented at the National Hurricane Conference on April 7-8, 2009

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Amateur Radio operators and representative leaders of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Organization discuss their experiences and lessons learned during the recent hurricane seasons. The forum also addressed current issues in Amateur Radio emergency communications and provided a chance to highlight our best practices

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Presentation #1 -- April 7, 2009
Amateur Radio:  Disaster Communications

Topic
Duration
Speaker
Description

1h 7min 43sec

Julio Ripoll - WD4R
John McHugh - K4AG

Amateur Radio coordinators John McHugh-K4AG and Julio Ripoll - WD4R explain amateur radio's critical role in the operations at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida
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41min 11sec
Rob Macedo - KD1CY
The Voice over Internet Hurricane Net offers ham radio operators the opportunity to take advantage of sophisticated technology and participate in Emergency Disaster Communications

8min 7sec
Rob Macedo - KD1CY
The International Emergency Radio Support Coalition and how they can provide emergency communications during an international disaster

25min 9sec
Brad Pioveson - W9FX
Brad Pioveson - W9FX, Assistant Net Manager for the Hurricane Watch Net, walks the audience through the history of the net and their goals for the future
38min 17sec Gregg Sarratt - W4OZK Speaker Greg Saratt - W4OZK leads a discussion about ARES and their role with the Alabama DHS Interoperability Exercise.  A Question and Answer Rap session followed this presentation

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Presentation #2 -- April 7, 2009
Presentation to the Austin, TX Amateur Radio Club

Topic
Duration
Speakers
Description

1 hour 20 min
Dennis Dura - K2DCD
Julio Ripoll - WD4R
John McHugh - K4AG
Rob Macedo - KD1CY
Brad Pioveson - W9FX
Gregg Sarratt - W4OZK
As special guests to the Austin, TX Amateur Radio Club, the various speakers from the conference presented shortened versions of their conference presentations. This is a condensed version of what was offered at the conference.

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Presentation #3 -- April 8, 2009
Amateur Radio Situational Awareness & Disaster Intelligence and Rap Session

Topic

Duration

Speaker

Description

1 hour 7 min

Dennis Dura - K2DCD
Rob Macedo - KD1CY

A presentation on the various capabilities Amateur Radio can provide to Emergency Managers and their affiliated organizations in times of disaster



Amateur Radio:  Disaster Communications
and Austin Amateur Radio Club Presentation Speakers

Disaster Communications Presentation from 4/7/09 13:30-17:00
Austin Amateur Radio Club Presentation from 4/7/09 19:30-20:45
Dennis Dura - K2DCD, ARRL Manager of Emergency Preparedness and Response
Julio Ripoll - WD4R, WX4NHC Asst. Amateur Radio Coordinator
John McHugh - K4AG, WX4NHC Amateur Radio Coordinator
Rob Macedo - KD1CY, VoIP Hurricane Net Director of Operations
Brad Pioveson - W9FX, Hurricane Watch Net Asst. Net Manager
Gregg Sarratt - W4OZK, ARRL Southeast Division Director


Amateur Radio Situational Awareness & Disaster Intelligence
Non-Traditional Roles for Amateur Radio Resources for Emergency Management
Includes Amateur Radio Rap Session which followed the workshop
Presentation from 4/8/09 08:30-12:00
Dennis Dura - K2DCD, ARRL Manager of Emergency Preparedness and Response
Rob Macedo - KD1CY, Director of Operations for the VoIP Hurricane Net


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