We have scheduled our next Ham-In-A-Day Class for July 7th at the Urbana Fire Department Training Room. If you or someone you know (hint hint) are wanting to get your Amateur Radio license now is the time. For this class we have some special gifts if you attend the class and pass your exam. For more details click the More Info Button below.More Info
There are gaps in what technology can discerne, when it comes to weather. You will get some excellent background training, and help to provide some “Ground Truth” to what they think may be happening.
If you are an Amateur Radio Operator, all the better, as you are likely familier with observations, procedure, and attention to detail. SkyWarn is what we collectively make it, fun to participate in, and provides a good deal of information to the NWS.
A training class is required to participate, and it does allow additional information to flow in the event of severe weather. Training is provided several times a year in multiple locations. This is a good way to give something back and participate in something that can benefit the community you live in. HAM Radio Operators are well liked in this community.
Here are the local classes for the Washington/Baltimore area: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/lwx/skywarn/classes.html