Kevin Bogan (AH6QO) has posted the latest emergency procalamation from Governor Ige regarding Hurricane Douglas.

Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by Kevin Bogan (AH6QO)–the Hawaii VOAD Communications Group Chair.

Accessed on 24 July 2020, 0414 UTC, Post 1552.

Source (email message from Kevin Bogan-AH6QO):

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To: MKSS,OMKM, IfA, HiCoARES, Big Island, KHRC,  DECs, BIARC, BigIslandRADIO,, bigislandarrlnews, others
Please review the attached Emergency Proclamation signed by Governor Ige for the State of Hawaii that is in effect today.
I will turn on the Hawaii VOAD Maunakea repeater, possibly on Saturday at noon, July 25,2020, in time for testing and confirming availability and coverage and pre-landfall support.
The Maunakea repeater is for Emergency Communications only and the limited necessary testing to ensure the repeater is functioning properly. Please do not conduct social chatting on the repeater.
If there are plans for teams to provide logistical support for relief efforts prior to the arrival of storm force winds from Hurricane Douglas that need the coverage that the MK repeater provides, please let me know. I believe noon on Saturday, July 25, 2020 should provide enough time for the pre-landfall comms support.
Please remember that our transmissions have an impact on MK observatory operations.
Kevin Bogan, AH6QO
Hawaii VOAD Comms Working Group Chair

Hawaii Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Cell: 808.778.4697
Other: (720) 235-8172

MK repeater 20200723 Em Proc 2007119-ATG_Emergency-Proclamation-Hurricane-Douglas-distribution-signed-1.pdf
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