Skywarn & Weather Information



Skywarn Training Completion Certificate Link: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/pit/skywarncard.php

How to submit a weather report online: http://www.weather.gov/pbz/reports



Important Links:
Storm Prediction Center: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/
NWS Online Weather School: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/
River Flood Monitoring: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2
Hurricane Watch Net: http://www.hwn.org/
River and Stream Observations:Weather.gov
Snowfall potential for the region (experimental): http://www.weather.gov/pbz/winter

Ham Radio Specific Links:
NWS Pittsburgh Ham Radio Homepage: http://www.weather.gov/pbz/hamradio
Pittsburgh and Western PA NWS Amateur Radio Frequency List:  http://www.erh.noaa.gov/pit/skyfreq.htm
Armstrong County 145.41 pl 173.8
Allegheny County 147.09 pl 88.5

Other Links from training
CoCoRaHs: http://www.cocorahs.org (smart phone app available)
NOAA Weather Radio: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/
Twitter: @NWSPittsburgh
Global Weather Mapping: http://earth.nullschool.net/






Skywarn Activation Codes
Club members can activate the weather alert system on the 145.410 repeater using the following codes.
Key repeater and dial  (Codes are only available by asking a club member in person, codes are NOT to be transmitted over the air)
XXX - Initiates the weather Alert
XXX - Ends the weather alert and returns the repeater back to normal operation

Skywarn Activation Policy
When you activate the Skywarn weather alert you are responsible for monitoring the frequency until the weather alert has ended or you have passed on to another operator.

Treat the Skywarn alert as a normal net.  Take check in's and report back to the club at the next meeting.  Be sure to announce yourself and take weather reports as you see fit. 



Other Regional Frequencies