Keep emergency frequencies clear

| October 6, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate is now threatening to dump flooding rains over portions of Central America, according to the National Hurricane Center.

An amateur radio emergency net has been activated in Costa Rica.

Amateurs not involved in the storm emergency are asked to avoid interfering or operating near storm nets.

The frequencies likely to be used are 3.752MHz, 7.24MHz and 14.302MHz.

40m is the main HF band for traffic.

Other nets active in the region could be using 7.117MHz, 7.090MHz and 7.098MHz.

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