Skywarn 2010

Ben (N2BEN) and I attended the Skywarn class in Litchfield, MN today.

Above - KG0U explains updrafts and the rain-free-base.

Below - Ben (9) looks on as the lecture and slides continue

Below - Pretty nice attendance levels for a rural county.

Some quick notes on Skywarn Repeaters in Central Minnesota
(Stuff near our QTH is listed first, then places we visit & camp.)

Meeker County Repeater
Darwin: 146.865 (PL146.2)

McLeod County Repeater
Hutchinson: 147.375 (PL146.2)

Western Twin Cities Repeater
Maple Plain: 147.100 (PL144.8)

Minneapolis/St Paul Repeaters
Northern metro Primary : 146.850
Southern metro Primary : 147.210 (PL100)

Kandiyohi County Repeater
Willmar: 146.910

Stearns County
Avon 147.105 (PL85.4)

Redwood County

Redwood Falls: 146.865 (PL151.4)

Benton County
Foley: 147.075 (PL85.4)

Douglas County
Alexandria: 146.790

Hub (for rural county net control --> NWC)
Becker: 147.345 + offset (PL85.4)

A nice map from the NWS on Minnesota Skywarn Repeaters

There are quite a few more Skywarn repeaters on the map that are not on my list. The map is pretty good.

73 de NG0R