WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #32
SKYWARN RECOGNITION DAY THIS COMING WEEKEND
This coming weekend on Saturday December 2, 2017 will be Skywarn Recognition Day sponsored by the National Weather Service and the ARRL. Many National Weather Service offices will be participating in this unique operating event. The operation period is on Saturday December 2, 2017 from 0000 through 2400 UTC, which translates to Friday December 1, 2017 at 1900 EST until Saturday December 2, 2017 at 1900 EST. For more details on the event nationwide please read the ARRL news release at http://www.arrl.org/news/skywarn-recognition-day-webinar-set-for-november-27.
The National Weather Service Office in Ruskin will be participating in this years Skywarn Recognition Day, running the callsign WX4TOR, as it has done since Skywarn Recognition Day was established in 1999. The hours of operation for WX4TOR will be from Friday December 1, 2017 from 1900 until 2200 EDT and on Saturday December 2, 2017 from 0900 until 1700 EDT. WX4TOR will be active on various HF bands and on the NI4CE Repeater System. To download the PDF news release from the National Weather Service office in Ruskin go to http://www.arrlwcf.org/download/wcfevents/SRD_2017.pdf.
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