Category Archives: EmComm

Urgent Tasking from Office of Emergency Management

***URGENT NEED*** Good Morning We have a urgent tasking from Office of Emergency Management The Red Cross is opening 17 shelters. They are listed in order of priority. Special needs, top 5 shelters and all others. Special needs and top … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma Information

Click here for the latest information from the National Hurricane Center  

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Frequencies Currently in Use for Texas

Texas: Ham Radio Emergency (updated 6:40PM CST 8/27/17) All Sections: 14.300.00 USB Maritime Mobile Service Net 14.325.00 USB Hurricane Watch 3.873.00 LSB Texas ARES/Texas Traffic Net 3.910.00 LSB Central Texas Emergency 3.935.00 LSB Texas ARES Health & Welfare/Hurricane Watch Net … Continue reading

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ARES OFFICIAL WEATHER ADVISORY FROM OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

*****HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SIGNIFICANT WEATER ADVISORY***** RAINFALL EVENT The Office of Emergency Management has briefed ARES/RACES regarding the potential for heavy rainfall in our area over the next several days from reports out of the NHC: At this time we are … Continue reading

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ARRL Field Day – June 24th & June 25th

For Immediate Release For additional information contact: Bill Bode N4WEB@hamclub.org 813-382-9262 What is Field Day? (Click Here) “If the BIG ONE Comes, Who Ya’ Gonna Call? Tampa Bay Radio Hams!” Public Demo of Emergency Communications commencing 2:00 PM Saturday, June 24th until … Continue reading

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Upcoming Classes – General and Technician

TO: VOLUNTEERS FROM: K4MJG DATE: Sat Dec 24 1:32:03 UTC 2016 Good evening everyone! The Hillsborough County ARES/RACES are going to be offering new Technician and General training classes When: Saturday January 21st and February 4th (must be able to … Continue reading

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Photos of the New PSOC

The Hillsborough County ARES/RACES group recently held an open house at the new PSOC. Here are some pictures. There are pictures of the Operations Center and the ARES/RACES room (much roomier than the previous digs). And finally a picture of … Continue reading

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ARES/RACES HURRICANE MATTHEW DEPLOYMENT & STATUS UPDATE

Good evening, We would like to provide an update as to the Hillsborough County ARES/RACES status regarding Hurricane Matthew. Thank you for those that have contacted us volunteering to deploy to our neighboring counties, we sincerely appreciate it. As an … Continue reading

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City of Tampa – Reported Street Flooding

If you live or work in Tampa, you can use this map to check real-time flooding status: http://www.tampagov.net/floodmap

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PENDING ACTIVATION

TO: ALL HC ARES/RACES VOLUNTEERS FROM: KJ4NYD DATE: Tue Aug 30 20:23:01 UTC 2016 Due to tropical depression number 9, Hillsborough County ARES RACES has been asked to activate starting at 7am Thursday until 7pm or as the situation warrants. … Continue reading

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