Preparing for Emergencies
  • Amateur Radio Resource Typing - A description of resource "kits", this is a great place to start when thinking about what you wil need in an emergency and how to gather items together in a way that is useful.

EmComm Software Sources
  • Winlink - Email via Amateur Radio (HF and VHF)
  • Fldigi - A collection of software that allows for digital communications
    • Basic Guide to Fldigi Setup by our own KF5YAF
    • ICS-213RR - Custom form for resource requests. Place in the custom form folder of Flmsg and it will show up in Forms > Custom menu list.
  • ARDEN - A high-speed data network using WiFi on amateur frequencies
  • RCARES Event Log - Log events for Rusk County ARES.

National Weather Service National Radar Loop

Storm Prediction Center's Outlook
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4-8 Day Outlook
Thunderstorm Outlook