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Here’s information you need to get your 

January 31, 2013

From: Lloyd Colston @ Google+
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January 31, 2013 at 12:16PM

Here's information you need to get your #hamradio license.  #ARRL

Find the information you need to get your ham radio license, get on the air, and get more involved in amateur radio operating, all from ARRL.

Popular Mechanics story about ham radio’s contributions to WWII. http://bit.ly/UzX2Ap #ARRL #hamradio

January 31, 2013

http://www.vintageprojects.com/articles/radio-hams.pdf
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January 31, 2013 at 11:58AM

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II (via @scoopinion) http://bit.ly/UzFZyk

January 31, 2013

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II (via @
Siberian summers do not last long. The snows linger into May, and the cold weather returns again during September, freezing the taiga into a still life awesome in its desolation: endless miles of straggly…
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January 31, 2013 at 08:02AM

“FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013”

January 31, 2013

Statement by FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 | FEMA.gov
Hurricane Sandy, Apply for Assistance, Disaster Declarations
More info @ http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2013/01/30/statement-fema-administrator-craig-fugate-sandy-recovery-improvement-act
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January 31, 2013 at 07:58AM

“And then there is the elephant in the room” http://bit.ly/UyB0Ot @RedCross

January 31, 2013

Changing Lives: Looking Back at Sandy, Through the Eyes of a Child

More info @ http://changinglivesstorybook.blogspot.com/2013/01/looking-back-at-sandy-through-eyes-of.html
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January 30, 2013 at 08:50PM

“Tech Tips for Emergency Preparedness” http://1.usa.gov/Wt2MN7 #OKready #AltusOK

January 31, 2013

Tech Tips for Emergency Preparedness | FEMA.gov
Resolve to be ready this year when a disaster or emergency strikes through the use of every day technology. FEMA’s Ready campaign in partnership with Citizen Corps and the Ad Council recommend incorporating technology into emergency plans by:Learning how to send updates via text and the internet fro…
More info @ https://www.fema.gov/employee-news-and-announcements/tech-tips-emergency-preparedness
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January 30, 2013 at 07:00PM

“LACKING MOISTURE AND ONLY WEAK FORCING WILL LIKELY PREVENT ANY SHOWERS OR STORMS FROM DEVELOPING.” http://1.usa.gov/WQQxrN #AltusOK

January 30, 2013

NWSChat – NOAA’s National Weather Service

More info @ https://nwschat.weather.gov/p.php?pid=201301301802-KOUN-FLUS44-HWOOUN
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January 30, 2013 at 05:51PM

February Mesonet calendar for #AltusOK

January 30, 2013
Shown as February 2013
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Periods of Record
Temps #1904-2011
Precip #1904-2011
Snow #1904-2011
# – large gaps in record
Key
* – Record since tied
Highlight = Feb record
All Temps in deg F
All Precip in inches
Sig Prcp Freq = Pct of
days with >= 0.1″ precip
Feb. Averages
High Temp 58 F
Low Temp 31 F
Avg Temp 44 F
Precip 1.00
Snow 1.4
   
1 T Avgs: 53/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 86 (1963)
Low T -2 (1951)
Precip 0.98 (1983)
Snow 4.0 (2011)
2 T Avgs: 53/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 5%
Extremes:
High T 87 (2003)
Low T -1 (1951)
Precip 0.22 (1944)
Snow 0.5 (1996)
3 T Avgs: 55/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 81* (1934)
Low T 2 (1996)
Precip 1.20 (1960)
Snow 0.5* (1929)
4 T Avgs: 56/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 9%
Extremes:
High T 78* (1928)
Low T -1 (1996)
Precip 3.23 (1964)
Snow 0.5* (1983)
5 T Avgs: 55/30
Sig Prcp Freq: 9%
Extremes:
High T 82 (2008)
Low T 5 (1989)
Precip 0.67 (1987)
Snow 2.5 (1998)
6 T Avgs: 56/29
Sig Prcp Freq: 10%
Extremes:
High T 78* (1925)
Low T 10 (1914)
Precip 0.72 (2005)
Snow 3.0 (1961)
7 T Avgs: 56/27
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 82 (1932)
Low T -3 (1933)
Precip 1.45 (1934)
Snow 6.0 (1933)
8 T Avgs: 57/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 10%
Extremes:
High T 80* (1925)
Low T -6 (1933)
Precip 1.10 (1927)
Snow 2.0 (1929)
9 T Avgs: 55/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 9%
Extremes:
High T 88 (1932)
Low T 7 (1933)
Precip 0.59 (1965)
Snow 3.0 (2011)
10 T Avgs: 57/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 6%
Extremes:
High T 82 (1922)
Low T 4* (1929)
Precip 0.80 (1993)
Snow 2.0 (1986)
11 T Avgs: 56/28
Sig Prcp Freq: 3%
Extremes:
High T 93 (1962)
Low T -7 (1986)
Precip 0.70 (1977)
Snow trace (1993)
12 T Avgs: 57/30
Sig Prcp Freq: 11%
Extremes:
High T 90 (1962)
Low T 9 (1948)
Precip 0.92 (1978)
Snow 2.5 (1948)
13 T Avgs: 59/30
Sig Prcp Freq: 6%
Extremes:
High T 87 (1962)
Low T 9 (1958)
Precip 1.19 (1950)
Snow 2.0 (1968)
14 T Avgs: 59/31
Sig Prcp Freq: 12%
Extremes:
High T 88 (1954)
Low T 5 (1936)
Precip 0.92 (1969)
Snow 2.5* (1951)
15 T Avgs: 57/31
Sig Prcp Freq: 9%
Extremes:
High T 88 (1924)
Low T 11 (2007)
Precip 0.88 (1993)
Snow 2.5 (2004)
16 T Avgs: 57/29
Sig Prcp Freq: 6%
Extremes:
High T 78 (1927)
Low T 9 (1936)
Precip 0.80 (1940)
Snow 7.0 (1928)
17 T Avgs: 58/29
Sig Prcp Freq: 9%
Extremes:
High T 83 (1970)
Low T 12* (1928)
Precip 0.62* (1998)
Snow 2.0 (1978)
18 T Avgs: 58/31
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 84 (1986)
Low T 2 (1978)
Precip 1.12 (1921)
Snow 10.2 (1921)
19 T Avgs: 59/31
Sig Prcp Freq: 5%
Extremes:
High T 86 (1986)
Low T 10 (1929)
Precip 0.97 (1998)
Snow 1.0 (1921)
20 T Avgs: 61/32
Sig Prcp Freq: 6%
Extremes:
High T 90 (1981)
Low T 12 (1918)
Precip 2.15 (1997)
Snow trace* (1929)
21 T Avgs: 60/32
Sig Prcp Freq: 11%
Extremes:
High T 90 (1996)
Low T 11 (1939)
Precip 1.74 (1997)
Snow 1.5 (1968)
22 T Avgs: 60/32
Sig Prcp Freq: 16%
Extremes:
High T 93 (1996)
Low T 14 (1976)
Precip 1.12 (1994)
Snow 3.0 (1973)
23 T Avgs: 61/32
Sig Prcp Freq: 11%
Extremes:
High T 91 (1918)
Low T 7 (1914)
Precip 0.74 (1941)
Snow 4.5 (1941)
24 T Avgs: 60/33
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 92 (1918)
Low T 10 (1965)
Precip 0.79 (2001)
Snow 2.8 (1953)
25 T Avgs: 61/33
Sig Prcp Freq: 10%
Extremes:
High T 93 (1917)
Low T 9 (1960)
Precip 0.88 (1933)
Snow 1.0 (1960)
26 T Avgs: 60/33
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 86 (1996)
Low T 12* (1934)
Precip 0.36* (1915)
Snow 1.0 (1945)
27 T Avgs: 61/33
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 86 (2009)
Low T 10 (2002)
Precip 0.65 (1948)
Snow 7.0 (1945)
28 T Avgs: 60/33
Sig Prcp Freq: 8%
Extremes:
High T 88 (1972)
Low T 11* (1922)
Precip 1.40 (1990)
Snow 2.7 (1922)
 

“How to Talk to Someone Using Ham Radio” http://bit.ly/111pWc6 #ARRL #hamradio

January 30, 2013

How to Talk to Someone Using Ham Radio
Ham radio is cool, but it can be verynerve-wracking to talk to someone on ham radio. Talking to someone on ham radio is commonly known as a ‘QSO’ or …
More info @ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Talk-to-Someone-Using-Ham-Radio/
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January 30, 2013 at 11:58AM

“How to prepare for an emergency” http://bit.ly/TxyPGF #OKready #AltusOK

January 30, 2013

How to prepare for an emergency – Emergency 2.0 Wiki
Main Page | Tips for the public – How to use social media in emergencies | How to prepare for an emergency
More info @ http://emergency20wiki.org/wiki/index.php/How_to_prepare_for_an_emergency#Emergency_2.0_Preparedness_Checklist
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January 30, 2013 at 08:04AM