THE BLUE RIDGE WEATHER WATCH IS AN OFFICIAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE REPORTING AGENCY
WE ARE IN THE HURRICANE SEASON NOW
Please remember it isn’t hurricane season but as we’ve seen in the past, even people living hundreds of miles away from the coast can be affected. Make sure you and your family have preparations in place for the next hurricane. For more info on hurricane preparation please click here.
BELOW I ANOTHER LINK THAT IS VERY IMPORTANT PRETAINING TO PREPAIRDNESS
EMERGENCY PREPAIRDNESS GUIDE FOR SENIORS AND CARETAKERS
https://www.chooseenergy.com/emergency-preparedness-elderly/ This link was sent to THEBRWW
Copy and past the link above into address bar.
You can track hurricanes and tropical storms through the National Hurricane Center by clicking here.
Need Severe Weather information? Click Here!
Thanks to the LAKE JENNINGS BSA TROOP 325 FOR Shairing US THE LINK BELOW. It contains a lot more information about Hurricanes copy and past the link below in the address bar.
Need a good severe weather and storm tracking program for your computer? Check out WSV3 Here!
Here is a link that was sent to me to add this link might be very helpful to you
The the Primary Radar system
that we are using is provided by Zoom Radar If you would be interested
in getting a Great and up to date Modern Radar System go to Zoom Radar
https://soomradar.com and choose the Radar Program that is perfect for
you. Thank you Zoom Radar for the use of your Radar Program.
Click below image to learn more about Self Place Selfie.
Here are the weather conditions from the Springwood Weather Center for Belmont, North Carolina, USA; McAdenville, North Carolina, USA; Mount Holly, North Carolina, USA; and Lowell, North Carolina, USA. The widget says Springwood, Gastonia, NC; but the weather center is actually located in North Belmont, North Carolina. Left click on temperature to get full weather conditions. We have included both the interactive Flash and non-interactive HTML versions of the widgets on this page so those on mobile devices without Flash can still see the weather information and tap on the weather station link.
I HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE NWS SENSE THE C.R.SW.AND THE P.S.G. HAS SEACED OPERATION. WE WILL BE HERE LORD WILLING DURING SEVER WEATHER TO TAKE YOUR REPORTS.
DURING SEVER WEATHER WE WILL BE HERE TO TAKE YHOUR REPORT AND WE TAKE ANY REPORT. WHEN IT MEETS THE CRYTERA THAT THE NWS WANTS WE WILL FORWARD YOUR REORTS TO THE PROPER NWS AGENCY . AS BELOW WE OPERATE ON 145.450 MHz NO TONE
ALSO 147.045 + OFFSET 127.3 TONE.
Below is our coverage area but during activation anyone can report SEVERE WEATHER to us and we will take the appropriate action and report it to the NWS according to their procedures.
NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES: Burke, Buncombe, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Henderson, Haywood, Lincoln, Rutherford, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchel, Polk, Transylvania, Yancey
SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTIES: Cherokee, Chester, York.
(covering over 1800 square miles).
Delivering reports to the NWS in Greenville/Spartanburg and WCNC, so you can take the necessary precautions to protect lives and property.
We hope that you enjoy your visit with us and will come back again soon
To contact us by telephone call: (704) 964-4686 or (980) 277-5382 ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
To contact us by email, click here.
DIRECTIONS TO SQUAD BUILDING
From US Hwy 321: Come east on West Main Street to Main and Oakland St. intersection, turn right.
Go to 3rd block park in parking lot on right, Rescue Squad Building on left just below parking lot.
From Stanley Direction, Mt. Holly Direction: Take Dallas Stanley Hwy to East Main St,
turn right; go west on East Main St. to West Main St. and Oakland St. intersection, turn left.
Go to 3rd block park in parking lot on the right, Rescue Squad Building on the left just below parking lot.
OUR NEW CONFORENCE ROOM
Here is the link COPY AND PAST https://www.freeconference.com/
Until we can get it put in the Chat Room location we are going to have to do it this way
This is our live meeting conforence and what this is for if you cannot attend our meeting
you can Conforence into our meeting using this link above I will add the Instructions on
Using this Conforence.
If you do not have a scanner or HAM radio and would like to listen to us when we are activated, Click on the Status Bar at top wright just above the important notice click here. This should open the web page for you to start listening to the scanner. If that link does not work, try this one. Just scroll to the bottom of the page, verify we are online, select the player you want to listen in, then click on the speaker icon.
REPEATERS WE USE (Click to learn more information about repeaters)
REPEATERS STILL OUT OF SERVUCE
The 145.450 MHz Repeater on Crowders Mt. IS NOT BACK I OPERATION I am so sorry for the misinformation. We will continue to use the 1 47.045 with a PL tone of 127.3 also the 442.575 MHz with a PL tone of 82.5
WE ARE STARTING THE WEATHER NETS BACK UP AS FOLLOWS
We are going to start the Weather nets back on the 14 7.045 Repeaater each Tuesday and Thursday Night at 8:00 pm
We are starting back up the nets on 147.045MHz with a 127.3 H Tone
at the Times that are posted Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 pm
The 442.575 MHz Repeater that is linked to the 147.045 is down and our of
Service until further notice.
I would like to say think you Rich for alowing us to use your Repeater until ours is repaired and back on the in Service
ATTENTION BRWW CONTACT INFORMATION
I ALLEN AYCOTH am the contact person only in reference to the Blue Ridge Weather Watch Skywarn Organization.
you can contact me at (980) 277-5382 or (704) 964-4686
DO NOT CONTACT ANY OTHER PERSON IN REFERENCE TO THE BLUE RIDGE WEATHER WATCH SKYWARN ORGANIZATION
2 Meter & 70 cm Nets
The Blue Ridge Weather Watch Nets are as follows on the 147.045 MHz + offset and a 127.3 H Tone and on 70 cm 442.575 MHz + offset a PL 82.5 H Tone Repeatersalso the Echo link is available with the NODE (706882) on Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8:00 pm. All licensed Amateur Radio Operators are welcome to check into any of our nets.
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ARTICLE PRINTED AUGUST 15 2018
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