Net Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, noted that during the activation, net members collected and forwarded countless surface reports to the National Hurricane Center. After devastating the Bahamas, Dorian made a second landfall in North Carolina, then clipped the New England states and Maritime Canada before finally heading out to sea.
Another hurricane – Lorenzo – posed no threat to the western Atlantic but was threatening the Azores as of the last week in September. As a result, amateurs there asked AMSAT to keep the AO-92 satellite in U/V operation (435 MHz up, 145 MHz down) for potential emergency traffic. According to the AMSAT News Service, the satellite had been scheduled to switch to a 1296-MHz uplink during that time, but AMSAT said emergency use is always a priority.