Rock-it Radio -- List of Hurricane Frequencies
The Following is a list of Frequencies for Radio Monitors that wish to continue to monitor Hurricane
developments over shortwave.
Note: Activity is noted on 14.325 Khz. on the Amateur Radio Hurricane Watch Frequency.
Also, effective 2030 hours Zulu South Carolina has set up the Emergency Amateur Frequencies of
3915 & 3993.5 Khz. on 15 September 1999.
Here are more Frequencies to monitor
3815.0 Inter-island 75 meter frequency (24 hour/day watch)
3815.0 LSB Antigua / Antilles net
3818.0 Antilles net
3915.0 South Carolina Emergency NET
4270.0 FAX pictures from CFH Halifax
4429.0 USCG broadcasts from NMN Portsmouth VA **
6330.0 FAX pictures from CFH Halifax
6673.0 Aircraft NOAA43
7165.0 Inter-island 40 meter frequency (24 hour/day watch)
7165.0 LSB Antigua / Antilles net
7232.0 South Carolina Emergency NET
7243.0 South Carolina Emergency NET
8080.0 FAX pictures from NMN
8765.0 USCG broadcasts from NMN Portsmouth VA **
8765.0 Health and Welfare traffic
8993.0 USB Air Force and Coast Guard
10536.0 FAX pictures from CFH Halifax
11245.0 Gull calling Teal (Macdill AFB Tampa)
11246.0 Hurricane Hunter Gull 15
11249.5 Gull 17 heading home calling Macdill
13113.0 USCG broadcasts from NMN Portsmouth VA **
13245.0 USB Antigua / Antilles net
13510.0 FAX pictures from CFH Halifax
14150.0 Ham net
14275.0 Ham net (IARN)/Red Cross
14283.0 Caribus NET (+/- 3 khz. during QRM)
14283.0 Health and Welfare traffic
14303.0 Health and Welfare traffic
14313.0 The Maritime Mobile Net
14316.0 Health and Welfare traffic
14325.0 Hurricane Watch Net (Hams+Natl Hurricane Ctr)
14375.0 Ham net
17307.0 USCG broadcasts from NMN Portsmouth VA **
18019.0 Gull calling Teal (Macdill AFB Tampa)
21310.0 Health & Welfare In Spanish
28450.0 Health & Welfare In Spanish
USCG weather broadcasts occur at:
0400 0530 1000 1130 1600 1730 2200 2330 UTC
Hurricane hunter aircraft:
6673.0 11398.0 13354.0 21937.0
Amateur Emergency Nets in Hurricane Areas
frequencies in kHz - Mode: USB or LSB
Southern LA 7245.0
Belize 3935.0 7250.0
Caribbean Emergency 14185.0
Caribbean Maritime Mobile 7115.0
Caribean WX 3808.0
California WX 3948.0
Gulf Coast Central Hurr. 3935.0 7245.0
Gulf Coast West Hurr. 3845.0 7260.0
Gulf Coast (Outgoing only) 3967.0 7283.0
Gulf Coast WX 3995.0 7290.0
Gulf Coast Health and Welfare 3993.5 7264.0
Interamericas H&W 21390.0
Lake Charles, LA 3993.5 7264.0
Louisiana 14340.0 (1900Z)
Mexican National 3987.5
Mississippi ARES 3923.0 3910.0
North Carolina 3915.0
South Carolina 3915.0
South Texas Emergency 3955.0
Texas Emergency 7240.0 7250.0
Texas Traffic/H&W 3691.0 7290.0 day 3910.0 night
Transatlantic Maritime Mobile 21400.0
Whenever a hurricane is within 300 miles of land in the northern western
hemisphere, the Hurricane Watch Net is operational on 14.325 USB MHz.
The Hurricane Watch Net provides communication between the National
Hurricane Center and the affected areas.
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The Amateur Radio RACES service is operating on several frequencies.
During the day it is best to monitor the "Hurricane Net" on 14325 kHz
(USB). Health & Welfare traffic is heard on 14300 kHz with "outgoing"
Health & Welfare messages on 14268 kHz. The above frequencies are best
heard during the daylight hours or according to propagation conditions.
Night-time and early morning traffic can be heard on the following
frequencies. 3930 kHz (Central Gulf Coast Hurricane Net), 3935 kHz
(Hurricane Net-Emergency Traffic) and 3920 kHz (Health & Welfare
Traffic). All these are in LSB (Lower Sideband) mode.
In addition, for RTTY weather updates from WLO at Mobile, Alabama can be
monitored on 16997.5 kHz (daytime) and 8534 kHz or 6344 kHz (during the
night and early morning hours). WLO carries the latest Hurricane
Advisories from the National Hurricane Center in Florida.
Of course, there are other frequencies which you may hear WLO on also.
USCG weather can also be heard on 4429 kHz, 8765 kHz, 13113 kHz and
17307 kHz (USB).
As was mentioned before, NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft can be found on
6673, 11398, 13354 and 21937 kHz (USB). There may be other frequencies
which may be on the air and in use by other agencies such as the
American Red Cross, FEMA (The Federal Emergency Management Agency) or
other government services such as the National Guard.
Other Links of Interest
Several Local AM & FM Radio stations broadcast over the internet -- Check out our
Radio links page of Directories and check out some of the Local Radio stations that may
Rock-it Radio listing of Radio Links & Directories.
Internet Hurricane Tracking Site
National Hurricane Center
Hurricane Hunters 403rd Air Reconaissance Website
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