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Who is ALERT?

  • ALERT, the Alabama Emergency Response Team, is on call to provide emergency communications services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

  • ALERT works closely with NOAA's National Weather Service Forecast office in the Birmingham and Central AL area. The local NWS office is our primary served agency.

  • ALERT's mission is to promote and enhance Amateur Radio Emergency Communications through training and the use of operating standards during severe weather and other emergencies.

  • ALERT covers the BMX county warning area. Presently, this includes: Autauga, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Marion, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston
  • Just a reminder this meeting is the Officer elections meeting.Just a reminder this meeting is the Officer elections meeting. Continue reading

    Spotter Chat Users please make note of a server name change: conference.weather.im

    updated directions are at this link: http://alert-alabama.org/blog/?page_id=521Spotter Chat Users please make note of a server name change: conference.weather.im

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    Meeting for Tuesday night is canceled due to potential driving hazards.Meeting for Tuesday night is canceled due to potential driving hazards. Continue reading

    The Birmingham NWS Forecast Office has a new item on their webpage. It is the new way they are doing the Multimedia Briefings. They currently have a/an descriptive/instructional video showing the new arrangement.
    If you look at and use the Multimedia Briefing for anything please click the following link and share it with others.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFV_A7mxBAsThe Birmingham NWS Forecast Office has a new item on their webpage. It is the new way they are doing the Multimedia Briefings. They currently have a/an descriptive/instructional video showing the new arrangement.
    If you look at and use the Multimedia Briefing for anything please click the following link and share it with others.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFV_A7mxBAs Continue reading

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