"We have now, starting at 1600 UTC Oct 24 ,activated our Cuba emergency communications nets on 40 , 80 and 2 meters FM, they are on SSB voice HF and FM on 2 meters
|Locations of Hurricane Sandy & Tropical Storm Tony as of |
2015 UTC on October 24. Please keep emergency frequencies
clear as Hurricane Sandy poses a major threat to Caribbean
islands and a possible threat to the US east coast.
(NOAA satellite image)
Operating frequencies on 40 meters are:
7110 kHz primary
7120 kHz secondary
7045 kHz for Eastern Cuba provinces
The 80 meters frequencies are:
3740 kHz primary
3720 kHz secondary
Other 40 and 80 meters band frequencies using SSB voice may be activated
as required by provincial emergency nets."
CO2KK requests that these frequencies be kept clear for emergency communications. This is particularly important with the CQWW DX SSB Contest this coming weekend. Please monitor weather sources and keep these frequencies in mind if you are operating in the contest. Emergency communications always take priority over all other communications.