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Category Archives: Skywarn


Update: Commercial power and internet were restored at 10:30 am. The storms of May 1 which included tornadoes in the Tescott, Culver, and Bennington areas has knocked down a number of power lines that feed the Minneapolis 444.850, 147.225, and Read more…


Spring is rapidly approaching, and to prepare for the upcoming storm season the following storm spotter training dates have been set by Topeka and Wichita NWS: Dates for spotter talks by Topeka NWS: Dates for spotter talks by Wichita NWS: Read more…


The El Dorado feed is back! The new feed URL is: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/25082/webflash This is a feed direct from the Allstar node on the repeater. The K-Link Broadcastify feed from the El Dorado 443.100 repeater has been removed for an indefinite time. Read more…


An unexpected Skywarn net took place tonight on K-Link, as a lone storm cell in Cloud County became severe and produced at least one funnel cloud, 60 MPH winds, and some hail. Doyle Scott (WB0SRP) sent the funnel photo shown Read more…


On June 6, 2016, the Mitchell County Commissioners unanimously voted to make June 20th to June 25th as Amateur Radio Week in Mitchell County and signed a Proclamation to that affect. They also showed interest in Ham Radio and stated Read more…


It was an active night in the K-Link area as a single storm produced tornadoes for more than two hours, spanning over 60 miles. Thanks to Jay (KS1EMS) for providing net control services during the event. Here are a few short (unedited) Read more…


This afternoon the K-Link system saw some weather activity and our net controllers relayed some reports to the Weather Service.  Unfortunately, we also had a few problems which need addressed.  If you are using a Yaesu handheld or mobile, be familiar Read more…


The Wichita Skywarn group is trying a new method of activating Skywarn spotters and net controllers within their warning area. If you are a trained storm spotter within the Wichita CWA, please follow @SkywarnICT on Twitter, and turn on notifications for Read more…


As we head into another season of storms and severe weather, please remember a few basic points: Skywarn Net Controllers: Please take a moment to log into your NWS Chat account and make sure you remember (or have reset) your password, Read more…


  The Kansas-Nebraska Radio Club is proud to take part in the ARRL sponsored Field Day 2016, on June 25th starting at 10am! We will be using our Emergency Communications trailer and Amateur Radio equipment to make contacts with other Read more…