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Category Archives: Rants and Raves


It has been brought to my attention by numerous people (thank you for the texts and e-mail, guys) that there have been an increasing amount of poor operating practices occurring recently on the system. Now is a good time to 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…


When you say “Marble-size hail”, this is what our Skywarn net controllers think: How big is a marble? Below is a graphic showing the proper hail size descriptions: Thanks for observing this!


This is just a reminder that when using K-Link or any other link system, you need to key your microphone for at least one full second before you speak.  This is especially important if you are “short-keying” or giving one Read more…