VA3XPR Global 360 Net: Amateur Radio and the Tuscaloosa Tornado Experience

[Forwarded by Don, VA3XFT]

On April 27, 2011, a large tornado tracked across Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, including the southern and eastern portions of the city of Tuscaloosa. Join in to the VA3XPR Global 360 Net to hear a firsthand account from our guest speaker Richard Ranson, KD9Q, on how Amateur Radio provided vital emergency communications during this natural disaster.

Date: March 3, 2012
Time: 14:00 UTC (09:00 EST)
RF (Toronto area): 441.950+ PL 100.0 Hz (VA3XPR)
IRLP reflector: 9558
EchoLink conference: *VK3JED* (42840)
Guest Speaker: Richard Ranson, KD9Q, Senior Broadcast Engineer, University of Alabama

The VA3XPR Global 360 Net is an English-language net that is intended to be a forum to discuss issues relating to Amateur Radio from a global perspective and to promote diversity within the hobby. Hams from all corners of the globe are encouraged to check-in and participate in this informative and interactive net.

For more information about the VA3XPR Global 360 Net, please check out:


VA3XPR Repeater Sponsor