The Hurricane Watch Net has awarded the CEWN a certificate of appreciation for support and all efforts during the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season.
The Aruba Amateur Radio Club has a few hams doing Emcomm and H&W traffic on Sint Maarten
The frequencies used are 7.191 MHz Lsb and 14.290 MHz Usb (20m as a backup) The call is PJ7/P43R
The Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net is on 7.188 Lsb from 12:00 UTC till 22:30 UTC with Operators on standby all day.
Some of the NC’s on are J69BB J85K J35X and many others assisting in the effort
The net has regular contact now with
Vp2EIH on Anguilla,
Vp2VFK on Tortola,
FS4WBS on Saint Martin,
possible contact to Saint Maarten via PJ7/P43R or via P43L
The IRLP/EchoLink service between Anguilla (AARC), Antigua (ARC), Saint Lucia (J6 Portbale), Aruba (AARC) has been up, also back on is Sint Maarten via the Aruba Club effort and presence.
This network gives vhf comms across all the nodes.
The Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net is currently running extended sessions.
During the day the net will be on 7.188 MHz Lsb.
In the evening and night it will be on 3.815 MHz Lsb