SKYWARN Spotter Training will be offered on the CCS Information Net on March 29  & April 5at 9:15 PM on the 146.88 repeater.

This training may used to earn initial spotter certification or renew certification which is required every three years.

Part 1 of Basic Training will be March 29 ; Part 2, April 5. The instructor will be Nick Petro WX3H, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the Raleigh National Weather Service.

To fully benefit from this training and to receive certification, you must:

A. download the training presentation before each net from  (It will be included with the Weekly Weather Impact Briefing.  Click on the Weekly Weather Impact Briefing on the top menu to download.)
B. listen and check in at the end of both nets, and
C. email CCS Emergency Coordinator Virginia Enzor at with your name, call sign (if licensed), and preferred email address.  The NWS will then contact you about completing the spotter certification process.

Scanner listeners and listeners receiving live streaming audio on the internet at may also participate by downloading the presentations and emailing Virginia Enzor at immediately after both nets. Again, be sure to include  your name, call sign (if licensed),  and preferred email address.

Again, you must listen both night to complete the training.