Hurricane Frequencies

This could be a very interesting few days on the shortwave radio bands with the arrival of Hurricane Irene. Remember to avoid operating on the listed amateur radio frequencies for the next few days.

These frequencies were shared on the QRP list by Kevin KD5ONS:

Hurricane Frequency Listings

(Unless otherwise noted, times are UTC, freq in kHz)

Government, NGO & Military frequencies

02670.0 USB USCG wx Cape Hatteras NC (0133 1303)
02670.0 USB USCG wx Fort Macon NC (0103 1233)
02670.0 USB USCG wx Eastern Shore VA (0233 1403)
02670.0 USB USCG wx Hampton Roads VA (0203 1333)
02670.0 USB USCG wx San Francisco (0203 1403)
02670.0 USB USCG wx Los Angeles/Long Beach CA (1303 2103)
02670.0 USB USCG wx Honolulu (0903 2103)
02670.0 USB USCG wx Marianas Section Guam (0705 2205)
02802.4 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-91)
03171.4 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-92)
04426.0 USB USCG wx NMN Portsmouth (0330 0500 0930)
04426.0 USB USCG wx NMC San Francisco (0430 1030)
04724.0 USB GHFS
05136.4 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-93)
05141.4 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-94)
05211.0 USB FEMA
05236.0 USB SHARES Coordination Network (nationwide HF voice
coordination)
06501.0 USB USCG wx NMN Portsmouth (0330 0500 0930 1130 1600
2200 2330)
06501.0 USB USCG wx NMO Honolulu (0600 1200)
06501.0 USB USCG wx Marianas Section Guam (0930 1530)
06712.0 USB USAF GHFS SAR
06739.0 USB GHFS
06859.5 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-95)
07507.0 USB USN/USCG hurricane net (pri)
07508.5 USB FAA Caribbean hurricane net
07550.5 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-96 – primary)
07698.5 USB American Red Cross Disaster (F-97)
08764.0 USB USCG wx NMN Portsmouth (0330 0500 0930 1130 1600
1730 2200 2330)
08764.0 USB USCG wx NMC San Francisco (0430 1030 1630 2230)
08764.0 USB USCG wx NMO Honolulu (0000 0600 1200 1800)
08992.0 USB GHFS
09380.0 USB USN/USCG hurricane net (sec)
10493.0 USB FEMA
11175.0 USB GHFS
13089.0 USB USCG wx NMN Portsmouth (1130 1600 1730 2200 2330)
13089.0 USB USCG wx NMC San Francisco (0430 1030 1630 2230)
13089.0 USB USCG wx NMO Honolulu (0000 1800)
13089.0 USB USCG wx Marianas Section Guam (0300 2130)
13200.0 USB GHFS
13510.0 USB Pictures from CFH Halifax (1000-2200)
14396.5 USB SHARES Coordination Network (nationwide HF voice
coordination)
15016.0 USB GHFS
17314.0 USB USCG wx from NMN Portsmouth (1730)
17314.0 USB USCG wx from NMC San Francisco (1630 2230)

Amateur Radio HF Emergency Hurricane Nets

01984.0 LSB Virgin Islands (VI, Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles)
03710.0 LSB Puerto Rico
03808.0 LSB Caribbean Wx (1030)
03815.0 LSB Antigua/Antilles Emergency and Weather
03815.0 LSB Inter-island (continuous watch)
03818.0 LSB Antigua/Antilles
03845.0 LSB Gulf Coast West Hurricane
03862.5 LSB Mississippi Section Traffic
03865.0 LSB West Virginia Emergency
03873.0 LSB Central Gulf Coast Hurricane
03873.0 LSB Louisiana ARES Emergency (night)
03873.0 LSB Texas ARES Emergency (night)
03873.0 LSB Mississippi ARES Emergency
03905.0 LSB Pacific ARES (Hawaii)
03905.0 LSB Delaware Emergency
03907.0 LSB Carolina Coast Emergency
03910.0 LSB Mississippi ARES
03910.0 LSB Louisiana Traffic
03910.0 LSB Virginia Emergency, Alpha (ARES/RACES)
03913.0 LSB New York State Emergency
03915.0 LSB South Carolina SSB NTS
03915.0 LSB Massachusetts/Rhode Island Emergency
03917.0 LSB Eastern Pennsylvania Emergency
03920.0 LSB Maryland Emergency
03923.0 LSB Mississippi ARES
03923.0 LSB North Carolina ARES Emergency (Tar Heel)
03925.0 LSB Central Gulf Coast Hurricane
03925.0 LSB New York State Emergency
03925.0 LSB Louisiana Emergency (altn)
03927.0 LSB North Carolina ARES (health & welfare)
03925.0 LSB Southwest Traffic (altn)
03935.0 LSB Belize
03935.0 LSB Central Gulf Coast Hurricane
03935.0 LSB Louisiana ARES (health & welfare)
03935.0 LSB Texas ARES (health & welfare)
03935.0 LSB Mississippi ARES (health & welfare)
03935.0 LSB Alabama Emergency
03937.0 LSB Western Massachusetts ARES
03940.0 LSB Southern Florida Emergency
03947.0 LSB Virginia Emergency, Bravo (health & welfare)
03950.0 LSB Hurricane Watch (Amateur-to-National Hurricane
Center) (altn)
03950.0 LSB Northern Florida Emergency
03955.0 LSB South Texas Emergency
03960.0 LSB Northeast Coast Hurricane
03965.0 LSB Alabama Emergency (altn)
03965.0 LSB Connecticut Emergency
03967.0 LSB Gulf Coast (outgoing traffic)
03970.0 LSB New Jersey ARES
03975.0 LSB Georgia ARES
03975.0 LSB Texas RACES
03980.0 LSB Southeast Virginia ARES
03987.5 LSB Mexican National
03990.5 LSB New Jersey RACES
03993.0 LSB New York State RACES
03993.5 LSB Gulf Coast (health & welfare)
03993.5 LSB South Carolina ARES/RACES Emergency
03995.0 LSB Gulf Coast Wx
03995.0 LSB Western New York State Coordination
07055.0 LSB El Grupo Seguimiento de Huracanes (Spanish)
07060.0 LSB Mexican (emergency and health & welfare) (Spanish)
07070.0 LSB Manana (Baja California)
07090.0 LSB Central America Emergency
07145.0 LSB Bermuda
07165.0 LSB Antigua/Antilles Emergency and Weather
07165.0 LSB Inter-island 40-meter (continuous watch)
07225.0 LSB Central Gulf Coast Hurricane
07230.0 LSB New York State Emergency
07230.0 LSB Southwest Traffic
07232.0 LSB North Carolina ARES Emergency (Tar Heel) (altn)
07235.0 LSB Louisiana Emergency
07235.0 LSB Baja California
07235.0 LSB Central Gulf Coast Hurricane
07235.0 LSB West Virginia
07235.0 LSB Louisiana Emergency
07240.0 LSB American Red Cross US Gulf Coast Disaster
07240.0 LSB Texas Emergency
07240.0 LSB Virginia Emergency, Bravo (health & welfare)
(altn)
07242.0 LSB Southern Florida ARES Emergency (altn)
07243.0 LSB Alabama Emergency
07243.0 LSB South Carolina Emergency
07245.0 LSB Southern Louisiana
07245.0 LSB New York State RACES
07247.5 LSB Northern Florida ARES Emergency (altn)
07248.0 LSB Texas RACES
07250.0 LSB Belize
07250.0 LSB Texas Emergency
07254.0 LSB Northern Florida Emergency
07260.0 LSB Gulf Coast West Hurricane
07260.0 LSB Virginia Emergency, Alpha (ARES/RACES) (altn)
07264.0 LSB Gulf Coast (health & welfare)
07265.0 LSB Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio (SATERN)
07268.0 LSB Bermuda
07268.0 LSB Waterway
07273.0 LSB Texas ARES (altn)
07275.0 LSB Georgia ARES
07280.0 LSB NTS Region 5
07280.0 LSB Louisiana Emergency (altn)
07283.0 LSB Gulf Coast (outgoing only)
07285.0 LSB Louisiana ARES Emergency (day)
07285.0 LSB Mississippi ARES Emergency
07285.0 LSB Texas ARES Emergency (day)
07290.0 LSB Central Gulf Coast Hurricane
07290.0 LSB Gulf Coast Wx
07290.0 LSB Texas ARES (health & welfare)
07290.0 LSB Louisiana ARES (health & welfare) (day)
07290.0 LSB Texas ARES (health & welfare)
07290.0 LSB Mississippi ARES (health & welfare)
07290.0 LSB Hawaii Emergency
07290.0 LSB Traffic
14185.0 USB Caribbean Emergency
14200.0 USB (Please advise)
14215.0 USB Pacific Inter-island
14222.0 USB Health & Welfare
14245.0 USB Health & Welfare
14265.0 USB Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio (SATERN)
14268.0 USB Amateur Radio Readiness Group
14275.0 USB Bermuda
14275.0 USB International Amateur Radio
14283.0 USB Caribus (health & welfare)
14300.0 USB Intercontinental Traffic
14300.0 USB Maritime Mobile Service
14303.0 USB International Assistance & Traffic
14313.0 USB Intercontinental Traffic (altn)
14313.0 USB Maritime Mobile Service (altn)
14316.0 USB Health & Welfare
14320.0 USB Health & Welfare
14325.0 USB Hurricane Watch (Amateur-to-National Hurricane
Center)
14340.0 USB Louisiana (1900)
14340.0 USB Manana (1900)
14340.0 USB California-Hawaii
21310.0 USB Health & Welfare (Spanish)
21390.0 USB Inter-Americas (health & welfare)
21400.0 USB Transatlantic Maritime
28410.0 USB New Jersey ARES
28450.0 USB Health & Welfare (Spanish)

Hurricane Watch Net

Whenever a hurricane is within 300 miles of land in the Northern Western
Hemisphere, the Hurricane Watch Net is operational on 14325 kHz. The
Hurricane Watch Net provides communication between the amateur radio
station
W4EHW located at the National Hurricane Center, and the affected areas.

American Radio Relay League (ARRL)

During a communications emergency, W1AW transmits special bulletins
hourly by voice, teleprinter and CW (Morse) according to the following
schedule:
Please note that these frequencies are in Mhz

Voice (hh:00) 01855.0 03990.0 07290.0 14290.0 18160.0
21390.0 28590.0

Teleprinter (hh:15) 03625.0 07095.0 14095.0 18102.5 21095.0
28095.0

CW (hh:30) 01818.0 03581.5 07047.5 14047.5 18097.5 21067.5
28067.5

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About Peter West

I am retired. I'm invested into bike riding, guitar playing, yoga and Ham Radio. I am a former photojournalist, newspaper and magazine editor and public relations practitioner with national, regional and local experience. A long-time member of Toastmasters International and an active Amateur Radio (Ham) operator here in Canada I am taking on new challenges.

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