[aprssig] APRS for Skywarn ?

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Tue Jan 3 17:43:13 EST 2006

Thank you for your suggestions.

We have our local IGate (and a backup IGate) configured to gate NWS bulletins
and alerts to RF.

We also have a HAM station at the NWS office with multiple radio's and
computers. We have 2 or 3 operators trained to operate this station and
generally have at least one person in the NWS office during rough weather.
They relay information received from voice and APRS to the meterologists.

Thanks again for your help!

On Wed, December 28, 2005 6:56 pm, Mullen said:
> We have an Igate here and my system is configured for all the NWS
> bulletins and alerts which show up on my map.  Weather varies wildly
> here, it can be 20-40 degrees different between my location and the
> airport in town.  If it is 10 above at my place and -30 in town that is
> an important piece of information.  There are times when the NWS radar
> is indicating one thing and something else is happening on the ground.
> They will call me by radio [we have a number of them licensed] to see
> what is really going on.  We have a good working relationship with the
> NWS here.
> --
> Linda <><

William McKeehan
Internet: mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net

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