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Skywarn Youth on Joplin TV News

Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn would like to thank reporter Jeremiah Cook and television stations KSN-TV 16 and KODE-TV 12 in Joplin, Missouri for covering our recently-launched Skywarn Youth Net on their evening newscasts on Sunday, April 10, 2017. Featured in the interview was 13-year-old Caleb, KE0FOE, who is one of three young hams who take turns running […]

Boy Scouts Repeater Back On Air

The Boy Scouts of America Post 30 repeater is back on the air in the greater Springfield, Missouri area! The KC0DBU Repeater transmits on a frequency of 145.330 MHz. with a standard minus (-) offset and a CTCSS tone of 156.7 Hz. from atop Cox South Hospital. Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn N0NWS repeater trustee Mike, […]

Linking to Lake of the Ozarks Repeater

Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn will soon have better repeater coverage for severe weather spotters throughout the Lake of the Ozarks area. N0NWS Repeater trustee Mike N0NQW says the KA0RFO Repeater located in Laurie, Missouri – in far southern Morgan County – will soon begin linking in during our Tuesday evening Skywarn Training Nets and during severe […]

Two-Day Hamfest Features Big Prizes

The Green Country Hamfest in Claremore, Oklahoma takes place this Friday April 7th and Saturday April 8th at the Claremore Expo Center. Featured prizes include four HF transceivers along with hourly HT drawings! Claremore is an easy drive for folks in our western counties. It’s located right along I-44 about 90 minutes southwest of Joplin. […]

Tornado Strikes Dent County, Missouri

A survey crew from the National Weather Service in Springfield, Missouri says an EF-1 tornado touched down near the Short Bend area of Northeastern Dent County roughly 9 miles northeast of Salem, Missouri at about 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29th. Maximum winds were estimated to be 95 m.p.h. This tornado spent a little more […]

FCC Authorizes 2 New Ham Bands!

The American Radio Relay League is reporting that the FCC has adopted rules allowing Amateur Radio access to the 630 and the 2,200 meter bands, with minor conditions. According to a Report and Order released on March 29, 2017, the new rules become effective 30 days following publication in The Federal Register. The new frequency […]

Safe Place Selfie Campaign

Do you know where your severe weather “safe place” is while you are at work, school, church, home, or on the road?   Knowing your safe place is one of the most essential preparedness activities to save your life from extreme weather. In early April the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Weather-Ready Nation program will […]

Skywarn Buffalo Repeater Progress

Shipments are being delivered. Parts, accessories, and tools are being gathered and prepared. A professional tower climber has been hired. Soon, the Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn repeater at 147.180 MHz. in Buffalo, Missouri will have a new home with a brand new antenna at a higher location drastically improving their linked system’s coverage throughout Polk County […]

Four Tornadoes In 3rd Outbreak (updated)

(updated: 2 tornadoes added to this event) It’s not even spring yet, and surveyors from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield have already had to evaluate three separate tornado events in nine days! In a third round of severe weather throughout our County Warning Area on Thursday, March 9, 2017, four tornadoes are […]

Spring Forward: Sunday, March 12th

Great Scott! It’s time to fire up the Flux Capacitor because we’re going back to the future – by one hour anyway! Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend here in Southwest Missouri and throughout most of the United States. This Sunday, March 12, 2017, at 2:00 a.m. local time, we spring forward to Central Daylight Time as we turn […]

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