On Monday, November 21st, a ceremony (press conference) was held in Tomah, WI for a new All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio transmitter - KE2XKP (Tomah/Ridgeville).
Speakers at the ceremony included:
At the ceremony, a brief overview of the weather radio expansion project was described, along with an overview of the new transmitter itself, that includes:
This expansion project was a partnership between the WI Educational Communications Board, National Weather Service, and Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation (WI State Patrol). Thanks also goes out to the Tomah Police Department and Monroe County Emergency Management for arranging and hosting the location of the ceremony.
|Todd Shea (NWS La Crosse) provided an overview of the project.||Larry Dokken (WI ECB) discussed their involvement in NOAA Weather Radio around the state of Wisconsin.|
|Terry Baun (WI ECB) covered the engineering part of the project.||Brian Satula (WEM) talked about NOAA Weather Radio in the prepare and respond phase of safety.|