Special Announcement: 2019 SKYWARN Training Class Schedule

Hello to all…

The following is the 2019 NWS Boston/Norton SKYWARN Training Class Schedule for the spring season. Please distribute widely to anyone interested in becoming a SKYWARN Spotter! Additional SKYWARN Training classes are in planning. This includes a class in the Rowe/Charlemont, Mass area, Granby/Hartland, CT area, Western Hampshire County Massachusetts, Eastern Franklin County Massachusetts and potentially other locations in Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts. Another update will be posted to the schedule in one to two weeks. There will also be a slate of SKYWARN classes in the Fall of this year. Links to the classes schedules are listed below:

NWS Boston/Norton Web Site SKYWARN Class Schedule:
http://www.weather.gov/box/skywarn#fragment-2

WX1BOX SKYWARN Training Class Schedule:
http://wx1box.org/skywarn-training-schedule-2019/

The complete listing is also provided below for convenience:

Saturday March 30th, 2019 – 1000 AM-1230 PM:
Westerly Police Headquarters
60 Airport Road
Westerly, RI
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-westerly-ri-tickets-57279287892

Saturday May 4th, 2019 – 1000 AM-1230 PM:
New England Sci-Tech Inc.
16 Tech Circle
Natick, MA
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-natick-ma-tickets-57356953191

Thursday May 9th, 2019 – 700 PM-930 PM:
Quaboag Regional Middle/High School – Middle School Cafeteria
284 Old West Brookfield Road
Warren, MA
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Sponsored by: Warren Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and Quaboag Regional School District
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-warren-ma-tickets-58672017584

Saturday May 11th, 2019 – 1000 AM-1230 PM:
Salt Pond Visitor Center
50 Nauset Road
Eastham, MA
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-eastham-ma-tickets-57276736260

Monday May 13th, 2019 – 700 PM-930 PM:
Eastford Congregational Church
8 Church Road
Eastford, CT
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-eastford-ct-tickets-57278507558
NOTE: Moved the SKYWARN Class to the Congregational Church from the town offices as it is a larger site with better accommodations

Thursday May 23rd, 2019 – 700 PM-930 PM:
Milford Fire Department Headquarters – Station 2
21 Birch Street
Milford, MA
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-milford-ma-tickets-58993226328

June 8th, 2019 – 1000 AM-1230 PM:
Salisbury Senior Center
43 Lafayette Road
Salisbury, MA
Taught by Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration is required via Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skywarn-training-class-salisbury-ma-tickets-57733672970

Will provide updates when new SKYWARN training classes are added to the schedule. Thanks to all for their support of the NWS Boston/Norton SKYWARN program!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
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