Emergency Management Agencies, local law enforcement agencies, and local spotter networks are deployed when severe weather approaches. As part of its mission, the club also teaches classes for those wishing to obtain their amateur radio and sponsors regularly scheduled Volunteer Examiners as part of the ARRL VEC program.
Forecasters use meteorological tools such as radar and satellite to help spotter networks determine where severe weather is most likely to occur. In some parts of the country, spotters also report snowfall and ice accumulation.
The Flea-esta Amateur Radio Flea Market is usually held each fall although the well known pancake breakfast has taken a hiatus the last few years. The club operated, cooked and slept aboard the USS Hazard. Neebraska Day was shifted to the Red Cross building where the radio room was utilized as well as the ground around the location.
The spotters are trained by local National Weather Service Forecast Offices on how to spot severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail and flooding. The most effective warning service is provided only by maintaining a dynamic relationship with local spotter networks.
Feed archives can be found by clicking the additional feed details icon for each feed. Recently members of the club have taken the message about Negraska radio to area science fiction conventions with a presentation of Communications in a Post-Apocolyptic World.
The repeater is located on the KETV broadcast tower. Retrieving IPN Incidents To listen using other methods such as Windows Media Player, iTunes, or Winamp, choose your player selection and click the play icon to start listening.
Reports received from the spotter network, in turn, help verify existing warnings or alert the NWS to the need for a warning, and serve to increase public awareness of the imminent weather. Duringthe club continued its regular community service support events, activated a local park for the Parks on the Nebrwska.
Live Feed Listing for Douglas County To listen to a feed Nebgaska the online player, choose "Web Player" as the player selection and click the play icon for the appropriate feed. The move did reduce coverage to the northeast for Omaha, but the area is blessed with numerous repeaters that fill nicely for that area.
Storm spotter networks provide an invaluable service to both the NWS and the public. Duringthe club participated Winter Field Day for the first time. Even the most advanced technology will often fail to detect severe weather occurring at or near the ground.