The following information has been received from Cesar Pio Santos HR2P about preparations for Tropical Storm Otto.
The storm is threatening Nicaragua and Costa Rica through the remainder of this week. The Nicaraguan Government has raised the alert level for parts of the country to prepare for the storm and the Radio Experimenters Club of Nicaragua (CREN) is also activating their National Emergency Network on the following frequencies;
7098 Main Frequency
7105 Alternate Frequency
3798 Primary Frequency
3805 Alternate Frequency
The Radio Club of Costa Rica is also activating their Network on 7080kHz as an emergency frequency starting at 00:00 UTC 23 November.
Radio Amateurs are requested to listen carefully before transmitting and avoid causing QRM to emergency traffic on those frequencies.
IARU Region 1 Emergency Communications Co-Ordinator