Rhode Island SKYWARN Training Sessions for July 2010 Announced

Hello to all..

We have two confirmed SKYWARN Training sessions for the state of Rhode Island. The sessions for Rhode Island were delayed due to the March 2010 Flood Disasters which tied up Amateur Radio SKYWARN Coordinators and Emergency Management Officials who were very busy with the response and recovery phases of that federally declared disaster at a time when we would normally book SKYWARN training sessions for the region. Work is still being done to possibly confirm a session in the Newport, RI area which may occur later in the summer or Fall timeframe. Below are the training session dates and locations in Rhode Island and links to the updated schedules:

Links to the updated SKYWARN Training Schedule information:

Schedule listing below:
Saturday July 24th, 2010 1-4 PM:
Kent Hospital (Doctors Auditorium – East Side of the Complex)
455 Tollgate Road
Warwick, RI
Taught by: Amateur Radio Coordinator
Registration: None required.

Thursday July 29th, 2010 630-930 PM:
Burrillville Police Station (Municipal Court)
1477 Victory Highway
Burrillville, RI
Taught by: NWS Forecasters
Registration: Please RSVP to the following email address: ema at burrillville dot org

Additional training sessions in Southeast Massachusetts will be worked on for later summer and early fall with possibly a few other sessions in other parts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the Fall timeframe.

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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