Big Island ARRL News, 28 November 2017, 2035 UTC, Post #384.
Source: Email from Clem Jung (KH7HO), Hawaii SKYWARN Ham Coordinator.
Attached are the particulars of the upcoming SKYWARN Recognition Day in the State of Hawaii. The event will be held on Friday, 01 December 2017, from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time.
This year’s SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) will be held this Friday, December 1, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. HST. Net Control Operators will be operating from the National Weather Service Honolulu Forecast Office at the University of Hawaii Manoa Campus using the Ham station KH6SW.
We will be operating voice and Fldigi on the following frequencies and linked repeaters:
– HF on 7.080 USB
– VHF on the DEM RACES and EARC linked repeaters: Manawahua, 146.860; Diamond Head, 146.880; Down town Honolulu, 146.980; Kailua, 146.660; and Manakapu, 146.800 all with pl 88.5
– UHF IRLP linked repeaters on Oahu: Round Top, 443.425; Waimanalo, 443.375; and Mokuleia 443.400 all with pl 114.8
The following information will be required when you check-in. Please note you do not have to be a registered SKYWARN weather spotter to participate:
– Call sign
– First name
– SKYWARN ID number, if you have one
– Brief real world weather report, i.e., It is sunny and the temperature is 78 degrees.
You can call in on any or all of the following modes: HF, VHF, IRLP and Winlink RMS Express.
Request widest distribution of this email.
I encourage all Hams to participate.
Clem Jung (KH7HO)
Hawaii SKYWARN Ham Coordinator
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section