Amateur Radio's Role in the
NWS Taunton SKYWARN Program

A brief look into the July 4th, 2006 SKYWARN activation involving the WX1BOX Amateur Radio Station. This 16 minute documentary made its debut at the 7th annual Southern New England Weather Conference.

 

This production was made possible through the efforts of:
KB1KQW - Jim Palmer, Producer and Editor
KB1MRH - Matt Dempsey, Director and Cinematographer
K5MLK - Matt Kuhl, Narration (from Texas)
KD1CY - Rob Macedo, Executive Producer
N1FY - Carl Aveni, WX1BOX Station Operator
Dave Vallee - NWS Taunton Science & Operations Officer
KB1GHX - Glenn Field, NWS Taunton Warning Coordination Meteorologist (for allowing us to film at NWS)

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For more information about the videos or the SKYWARN program in Southern New England, Please contact:
Rob Macedo - kd1cy at arrl dot net
Jim Palmer - kb1kqw at nsradio dot org
Matt Dempsey - kb1mrh at nsradio dot org

 

Photos of the WX1BOX Amateur Radio Station:




 

Links:

Eastern Massachusetts ARES: ares.ema.arrl.org
SKYWARN in Southern New England: users.rcn.com/rmacedo/skywarn.htm
North Shore Radio Association: www.nsradio.org
American Radio Relay League: www.arrl.org
Your First Ham Radio License: www.hello-radio.org

 

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