Skywarn & Weather Information

Important Links:

NWS Pittsburgh:

Storm Prediction Center:

NWS Online Weather School:

River Flood Monitoring:

Hurricane Watch Net:

River and Stream

Snowfall potential for the region (experimental):

Ham Radio Specific Links:

NWS Pittsburgh Ham Radio Homepage:

Pittsburgh and Western PA NWS Amateur Radio Frequency List:

Armstrong County 145.41 pl 173.8

Allegheny County 147.09 pl 88.5

Other Links from training

CoCoRaHs: (smart phone app available)

NOAA Weather Radio:

Twitter: @NWSPittsburgh

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