Farm Technology Days, Severe Weather Spotters and Ham Radio

My first really interesting farm contact was when both of us were mobile. I was on a 3 hour drive from Appleton, Wisconsin to the U.P. of Michigan. The farmer I contacted was in his super large tractor and was working the fields on a very large corporate farm. We … Continue reading

AB9NN’s Wisconsin Storm Spotter’s Week

This week was Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin.  April begins the ramp-up in temps and mixing of cold air from Canada with warm moist air from the south.  While there ARE tornadoes in winter months from time to time, according the Wisconsin climatology records – MOST of them occur … Continue reading

Ham Radio & SkyWarn Appreciation Day 2009

My wife and I attended Green Bay National Weather Service’s (NOAA) SkyWarn Appreciation Day on Friday December 4, 2009.  This day is a “thank you” to trained severe storm spotters that also use their ham radio training to form a many-to-many communications network of trained spotters that help provide real-time … Continue reading

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