SKYWARN Spotter Training will be offered on the CCS Information Net on Feb. 24 & March 3 at 9:15 PM on the 146.88 repeater as part of the Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
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 Feb.24 ; Part 2, March 3. 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 a spotter number, you must:
A. download the training presentation before each net from www.centralcarolinaskywarn.net (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 firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, call sign (if licensed), spotter number (if already assigned) and 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 www.broadcastify.com may also participate by downloading the presentations and emailing Virginia Enzor at email@example.com immediately after both nets. Again, be sure to your name, call sign (if licensed), spotter number (if already assigned) and email address.