Emergency Communications - Earl

Tropical Storm Earl. Credis: gdacs.org
Tropical Storm Earl. Credis: gdacs.org

The tropical storm earl is currently heading across Central America. HAM Radio Amateurs in the IARU Region 2 gather informations and support the local emergency services.

Everyone is requested to stay away from the following frequencies, since they are reserved for the emergency usage.

Mexico: 7.060 & 3.690 MHz
Guatemala: 7.075 MHz
Belize: 7.177MHz
USA Hurricane Watch Net: 14.325 MHz

For the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, Radio Amateurs are reminded of the following frequencies which have been notified from previous seasons:

Caribbean Emergency & Weather Nets: 7.162 & 3.815 MHz
Eastern Caribbean Narrow Band Emergency System Net: 7.036 MHz USB (Olivia & MT63)
Caribbean Emergency: 14.185 MHz
Republica Dominicana: 7.065 & 3.780 MHz
Cuba: 7.045, 7.080, 7.110, and 3.740 MHz
Central America: 7.090 & 3.750 MHz
Nicaragua: 7.098 MHz
Panama: 7.085 MHz

Maritime Mobile Service Net: 14.300 MHz
Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN): 14.265 MHz

Source: http://www.iaru-r1.org/index.php/emergency-communications