Re: NTX ARES Section Notice LAURA-0827-02 (27AUG20 1200 CDT)


Greg Evans, K5GTX NTX SEC
 

Please note the NTX Net and Allstar Hub have terminated operations.

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of Greg Evans K5GTX ARRLNTX SEC
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:46 AM
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Subject: [ARRLNTX] NTX ARES Section Notice LAURA-0827-02 (27AUG20 1200 CDT)

 

SECTION STATUS: 

NORMAL READINESS

 

All District Emergency Coordinators, Emergency Coordinators are asked to stand down their teams. 

 

It is anticipated that this is the final advisory for this event.

 

A “a temporary waiver to permit amateur data transmissions at a higher symbol rate than currently is permitted by section 97.307(f) of the Commission’s rules, in order to facilitate hurricane relief communications within the continental United States" has been granted.

 

Hurricane Laura made landfall as a Major Hurricane in Louisiana/Texas and continues to move North in Louisiana. Initial rescue efforts have begun along the Louisiana and Texas Gulf Coast areas.

 

Maintain Situational Awareness by frequently checking local Weather Office and the National Hurricane Center.

 

Weather Offices:

Lake Charles

Shreveport

Dallas-Fort Worth

 

National Hurricane Center – Tropical Storm Laura:

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_at3.shtml?start#contents

 

Texas State Operations Center:

Level II 

 

Texas Department of Emergency Management:

20-0013 August Tropical Weather SITREP 4 082720

Federal Emergency Declaration request for Public Assistance Category B (Emergency Protective Measures) granted 8/24

Mandatory and Voluntary Evacuations have been ordered along the Gulf Coast

 

Texas Hurricane Center: Evacuation / Reception Information

https://gov.texas.gov/hurricane

Ennis and Mesquite are Reception Centers in the North Texas Section for Evacuees.

Evacuees are being placed in hotels throughout the section.

 

North Texas Section ARES Information:

ICS-217 RMS Packet Stations

ICS-205 North Texas Section

 

North Texas Section ARES Emergency Net Activations:

The NTX Net is continuing operations on 3860 LSB for nighttime (2030 hrs) and 7277.5 daytime (0830 hrs)

The NTX Section All-Star Hub 51407 is active

The NTX National Traffic System (NTS) Traffic Net on 7290 is operating daily from 0900 – 1600

 

Please include Greg Evans, K5GTX  (SEC@...) and Steve Lott, KG5VK (KG5VK@...) on ARES activities INCLUDING Activation Requests, Staging, Deployment, Assistance and Demobilization.

 

This is a rapidly changing situation.  All members need to maintain situational awareness and be safe!  Do not deploy unless directed to by your Emergency Coordinator or District Emergency Coordinator.

 

As always, thank  you for your support and your efforts!

 

73,

 

STAY PREPARED,

STAY READY,

STAY SAFE!

Greg Evans, K5GTX

North Texas ARES

Section Emergency Coordinator

 

Mobile: 713-410-2376 

Email: sec@...

Winlink: ARES-NTXSEC

 

815 Wind Elm Dr.

Allen, TX 75002

 

www.arrlntx.org

 

 

 

 

 

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