Skywarn Recognition Day 2008

The Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club will once again kick off Skywarn Recognition Day
at the office of the National Weather Service tonight and continue on Saturday.

Skywarn Recognition Day is an event honoring HAM radio operators and the part they play
during severe weather events.  This year promises to be another great year of contacts with
other HAMs and NWS Offices across the nation and even into Canada and Mexico.

Here is a table of showing the results of past years events:

Year        Total       NWS Offices 
           Contacts       Contacted 

2007        111               16
2006        142               18
2005        13                 Not available 
2004        255               28
2003        160               21 

For more detailed information on Skywarn Recognition Day
Check out the national web site at  http://hamradio.noaa.gov/



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