Category Archives: Ham Radio

Skywarn Recognition Day

In lieu of a full forecast, I will instead post about Skywarn Recognition Day. ¬†Skywarn Recognition Day is an amateur radio special event where radio operators try to contact as many National Weather Service offices as possible during a 24 … Continue reading

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Storm Chase Preparation

I don’t know when my first days in the Great Plains will be this year. I do know that I have been working on my vehicle in preparation. ¬†Yesterday, I set up a Yaesu FT-7800 VHF/UHF radio and a Kenwood … Continue reading

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Skywarn Recognition Day 2015

Today, there was an amateur radio special event called, “Skywarn Recognition Day.” I participate in it each year. The idea is that you try to talk to as many National Weather Service offices as possible, as most of them are … Continue reading

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Unisys Problems, Posting Photos Instead

Once again, I am having problems getting onto the Unisys website this morning. So, instead of model outputs, I will post some photos from an ice storm that hit when I was living in Blacksburg, VA. It was February 17, … Continue reading

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Skywarn Recognition Day 2012.

I had a very mediocre effort in the Skywarn Recognition Day. In the 10 minutes I played around on Echolink, I worked two NWS offices: Lincoln, IL and Goodland, KS. In years past, I have put in a much more … Continue reading

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