Announcing COOP & SKYWARN Open House Day Saturday April 22, 2017
Our Cooperative Weather Observers & SKYWARN Ham Radio Spotters are critically important to the National Weather Service’s mission:
“Protection of life and property, and enhancement of the national economy”
We’d like to say thank you to our volunteers for the priceless work you do. You are cordially invited to an exclusive open house!
This is not a public event. It’s only for our Cooperative Weather Observers, Ham Radio Operators involved or interested in SKYWARN, and their families.
Where & When:
Saturday April 22, 2017 8 AM to 3 PM EST.
NWS Forecast Office Columbia, SC
2909 Aviation Way, W. Columbia, SC 29170
(We are at the CAE Airport)
•Special Event Radio Station WX4CAE – operational the entire day.
•8 – 10 AM: SKYWARN Spotter Class.
•10 – 11 AM: WX4CAE Station Overview and intro to NCS.
•11 AM – Noon: SKYWARN Committee Formation Meeting.
•NWS, SC and GA ARES Representatives and area club members in our County Warning Area are asked to attend.
•Noon – 1 PM: Lunch and office visit.
•1 – 2 PM: History & Future of the COOP Observing Program.
Planning to Attend? Please let us know!
•Please RSVP to Doug Anderson, W4NWS: firstname.lastname@example.org, (803) 822-8133.
•Let us know if you’d like to operate the ham station, and if you are bringing any equipment or antennas to set up.
See flyer for more information: SKWARN COOP Open House