SKYWARN Activation Request – 1/22/23

Good Afternoon,

SKYWARN Activation is requested tonight and Monday for a Winter Storm for New Hampshire and western Maine. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we would request remote coverage of WX1GYX.

Of particular concern for this event include:
– Snowfall reports
– Wind damage reports (strongest winds expected Monday afternoon and evening.

Any method possible to send in reports is acceptable, with the preferred method being population of the SKYWARN NET Reporting Google Sheet.

Thank you,
NWS Gray

National Weather Service Gray
207-688-4081 – Operations
www.weather.gov/gyx


SKYWARN Activation with Amateur Radio Call-Up Nets likely for Winter storm with the main threats of winter precipitation and wind damage across New Hampshire and Western Maine.

For SKYWARN spotters and ham radio operators, we will be looking for snowfall, precipitation changeover, measured wind gusts, and wind damage reports. Please prepare for the possibility of power outages and use caution when travelling.

Amateur Radio Call-ups will likely take place on the following repeaters / networks during the storm:

DMR SKYWARN Talk Group (759)
UFB and Wolf Pack networks on Wires-X
146.655 Mt. Washington, NH repeater PL: 100.0 Hz
147.090 Falmouth, ME repeater PL: 100.0 Hz
147.030 Ossipee repeater PL: 88.5 Hz (via Echolink)
449.225 Windham, ME repeater PL: TSQ 103.5

Please activate local nets as necessary. Remember, if you don’t hear SKYWARN activity in your locality, and severe weather is happening, help gather reports!

Be alert and stay safe,

73′

Tim Watson
KB1HNZ

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