This year's SKYWARN Recognition Day is December 4-5. It was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League as a way to celebrate the contributions that volunteer SKYWARN amateur radio operators make to the NWS. During the day (0000 UTC to 2400 UTC), amateur radio operators visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the world.
NWS Green Bay's WX9GRB was on the air from 6 pm to Midnight on Friday, December 4 and will be back on from Noon to 4 pm today. SKYWARN spotters are also invited to visit the office. Brief tours will be made available today from 1pm to 3 pm.
Below are pictures from this year's event.
December 4: WX9GRB operators Lynn (KC9JVE) and Christian (KC0ARF)
work radios as visitors talk amateur radio operations.
December 4: WX9GRB operator Greg (W9IKU) setting
up the HF antenna on a snowy December 4.