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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 […]

March 6th – 7th Event: 3 Tornadoes

(updated: 3rd tornado added) For the second time in as many weeks, Southwest Missouri was hit with an outbreak of severe weather producing three confirmed tornadoes and widespread straight-line wind damage. The National Weather Service in Springfield says this week’s event was triggered when a strong cold front pushed through the region during the evening […]

Drill This Morning, Train This Evening

Statewide Tornado Drill at 10:00 a.m. As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, the National Weather Service, the Missouri Department of Public Safety, and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) will be conducting a statewide Tornado Drill today, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Central. Your weather radio alerts should sound, and you should […]

NWS Now Confirms 4 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, MO now confirms that four tornadoes touched down within our County Warning Area during the severe weather event of Tuesday, February 28th through Wednesday, March 1st. The first tornado touched down at approximately 10:37 p.m. on Tuesday evening in Crawford County, Kansas about one mile southeast of […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week

Monday, March 6, 2017 – Friday, March 10, 2017 Missouri Statewide Severe Weather Drill 2017: Tuesday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. Please tune into the Southwest Missouri Regional Skywarn linked repeaters and check in with Jim N0UAM as he calls a special net that will start at 10:00 a.m. at the beginning of this drill. This net […]

Record-Breaking February

It seems February came in like a lamb and then slammed the door in our faces on its way out; not before setting some records, though! The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Springfield, Missouri says February 2017 was a record-breaking month setting new highest monthly average temperatures at all 4 automated weather sites within the Springfield, […]

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