Tag Archives: SKYWARN

Increase the range of your NOAA Weather Radio

Severe weather can strike at any time, day or night. You may not be listening to broadcast radio or watching television when a weather alert is issued. But you can keep informed of changing weather conditions by keeping a NOAA all hazards weather radio in your house. “An external antenna can increase your reception of […]

Mounting ham radio antennas in the attic

Often, amateur radio operators are looking for alternative locations to install their antennas. If you live in a space restricted location or are under a HOA restriction, you may be able to mount an antenna outside. This calls for a little creativity; if the space allows, consider mounting your antennas in the attic. The advantages […]

KB9VBR J-Pole antenna deployed for Emcomm Service

On Sunday, April 10 one of the largest one day tornado outbreaks hit the State of Wisconsin. 14 tornados where recorded, including an EF-3 twister that hit the city of Merrill, WI. Amateur radio operators from Marathon and Lincoln counties where pressed into action that day as SKYWARN severe weather spotters and to provide emergency […]

SKYWARN Recognition Day

The first weekend in December marks the annual National Weather Service’s 2010 SKYWARN Recognition Day. The event celebrates the contributions that volunteer SKYWARN radio operators make to the National Weather Service. During the day SKYWARN operators visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the world. Now in its 12th year, the 2010 SKYWARN […]

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