OK, I am sitting back digesting. I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with Family and Friends. I celebrated last night with Family and this morning I went to Berwick, PA, to help the Columbia-Montour ARC with their public service communications support of the annual “Run For The Diamonds.” It was a great morning spent with some great people.
Here is the CMARC Club President enjoying his time as the Net Control for the Run for the Diamonds.
Now to the original purpose of this post….
SB SPCL @ ARL $ARLX019 ARLX019 SKYWARN Recognition Day On-the-Air Event is Saturday, December 3 ZCZC AX19 QST de W1AW Special Bulletin 19 ARLX019 >From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT November 23, 2016 To all radio amateurs SB SPCL ARL ARLX019 ARLX019 SKYWARN Recognition Day On-the-Air Event is Saturday, December 3 The annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) on-the-air activity will take place Saturday, December 3, from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 2, in US time zones). SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and ARRL to honor the contributions that SKYWARN volunteers make to the NWS mission - the protection of life and property during threatening weather. During the SKYWARN Special Event, hams will operate from several NWS offices. W1AW will take part in the event. The object of the event is for all participating Amateur Radio stations to exchange contact information with as many NWS stations as possible on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, and 2 meters plus 70 centimeters. Contacts via repeaters are permitted. Stations will exchange call signs, signal reports, locations, and a one or two-word description of the weather at their respective locations (e.g., "sunny," "rainy," "partly cloudy," "windy"). NWS stations will use various modes, including SSB, FM, AM, RTTY, CW, and PSK31. While using digital modes, special event stations will append "NWS" to their call signs (e.g., N0A/NWS). Event certificates will be electronic and printable from the main website after the conclusion of SRD. An online submission form is available to submit your log summary for SRD at, http://www.arrl.org/srd-form . A webinar will be offered on November 30 at 0100 UTC (the evening of November 29 in US time zones) in advance of the 18th SKYWARNRecognition Day (SRD) on December 3. Register for the webinar online at, https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7546142194155183873 . The pre-event webinar will cover SKYWARN Recognition Day basics, explain how to participate, and alert participants to a few changes in store for 2016. The webinar will be recorded and posted to the ARRL YouTube channel. NNNN /EX
Some thing to take advantage of on this upcoming Saturday.