Tag Archives: amateur radio

SKYWARN Severe Weather Net Criteria and Report Format

Early spring through late summer are the the peak season for severe weather in the US. But our climate is quite varied and severe weather can happen at any time and anywhere. Here in Wisconsin, I’ve seen thunderstorms in January and snow in June. So being an active participant with your local storm spotter group […]

Your Questions Answered and a Channel Update for December, 2017

I’ve collected another batch of viewer mail over the last month. Thanks for sending those comments and questions. So for the benefit of everyone, today I’m going to pull out a few great questions and do some follow up. Also at the end I make a couple of announcements, so please stick around to the […]

Why you should (and shouldn’t) upgrade your amateur radio license

Congratulations! You just earned your FCC Technician amateur radio license. I bet when you took the test, one of the examiners asked if you wished to also test for your general license. If you are like most people, you are probably pretty mentally exhausted from taking the first test, so you may or may not […]

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