Membership

We do not require that you be a member to check into one of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch nets or to report in during a severe weather activation. We encourage anyone with a valid amateur radio license to check in to our 2 meter or 440 nets.

We do require our members to be NWS SKYWARN spotters and to have taken at least, the basic SKYWARN class that is taught by the National Weather Service and to attend any NWS SKYWARN taught class at least once every 3 years. We also also would like for our members to check into as many nets as they can.

If you would like to join The Blue Ridge Weather Watch organization and have not had the basic SKYWARN Training, click here take the online SKYWARN training. Take the class and upon satisfactory completion, you will be issued a certification of completion. A basic and other SKYWARN certificate(s) must accompany the application.

To join The Blue Ridge Weather Watch, please download our application for membership form by clicking here, and email it and a copy of your SKYWARN certificate by clicking here, or bring it to the next Blue Ridge Weather Watch quarterly meeting. If you have problems downloading the application, please email us by clicking here.

The Blue Ridge Weather Watch currently meets here. Feel free to contact us or one of the daily nets for directions or with any questions you may have about The Blue Ridge Weather Watch or about becoming a SKYWARN spotter.