Special Announcement: Mish Michaels Presentation on Cape Cod Tornadoes – SKYWARN Training – ARES SEC Forum and High-Level SKYWARN Overview at Northeast HamXposition in Boxboro Mass Friday 9/6/19-Sunday 9/8/19

Hello to all…

At the Northeast HamXposition – ARRL New England Division Amateur Radio Convention in Boxboro, Massachusetts, there will be a number of interesting presentations regarding weather, SKYWARN, including a SKYWARN Training session Friday 9/6/19 from 200-430 PM and ARES at the convention and an ARES/RACES/SKYWARN booth to ask questions of ARES, SKYWARN Coordinators. The Northeast HamXposition runs Friday 9/6/19-Sunday 9/8/19. Here are some of the presentations of most interest to those on the SKYWARN Announcement email list:

Friday 9/6/19:
1000 AM-1050 AM: Importance of SKYWARN Reporting and how it supported the Cape Cod Tornado Assessment
1100 AM-1150 AM: Fundamentals of NVIS in EMCOMM
1100 AM-1250 PM: Traffic Handling Practices for Emergency Communications
1200 PM-1250 PM: Go-Kit Basics
100-150 PM: Emergency Communications in a Major Disaster: Puerto Rico and Others
200-430 PM: SKYWARN Training (This is the full training class and will get you a Spotter ID card if a newly trained spotter or count for a renewal of your SKYWARN Training)
200-500 PM: NBEMS and Winlink

Anyone wishing to attend these presentations on Friday 9/6/19 can do so free of charge.

Saturday 9/7/19:
900 AM-1050 AM: New England Section Emergency Coordinator Forum
1100 AM-1150 AM: An Introduction to Traffic Handling & Being a Net Control Station
1200 PM-1250 PM: National Traffic System Seminar

Sunday 9/8/19:
900 AM-950 AM: SKYWARN & VoIP Hurricane Net Overview
1000 AM-1050 AM: MARS Overview

There will be many other Amateur Radio related presentations at the Northeast Hamxposition at Boxboro. For a complete list of the forums, check out the following link at the hamxposition.org web site:
https://hamxposition.org/forums-and-classes/forum-schedule

Also, for anyone interested in obtaining their Amateur Radio license, there will be a technician-in-a-day course sponsored by the Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association on Saturday 9/7/19 from 9 AM-5 PM. The details on registration can be found via the following link:
https://hamxposition.org/tech-in-a-day

We hope to see many of you at the Northeast HamXposition, ARRL New England Division Convention in Boxboro, Massachusetts. Thanks to all for their support!

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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