Beach County SKYWARN
Amateur Radio Net
weather warnings are issued, amateur radio
operators should monitor the 147.045
Be sure to listen. There may or may not
be a directed Skywarn Net.
146.670 -600 PL 110.9 is the back-up repeater.
NOTE: Continue to to make
ALL NWS Skywarn Spotter reports to the NWS via
Skywarn Spotter 800 number.
If mobile, you may advise NCS to
file your report with NWS.
will be an open or directed net. Unless you have an imminent
emergency, monitor the net to determine if the net
is open (non-directed) or a directed net (NCS).
are not familiar with net procedures or would like
to act as net control (NCS) be sure to review the
below PBC Skywarn Guide.
any PBC Skywarn net, someone should monitor the
secondary repeater 146.670 for operators who may not
be able to reach the 147.045 repeater.
Skywarn and the new South Florida Regional Skywarn
in cooperation with counties within the
area are in process of connecting repeaters to
provide wide coverage.
system will provide for South Florida wide Skywarn
coverage with direct radio link to the WFO-Miami.
will allow when called upon, to provide both
wide coverage and
allow weak or low power stations to "Link"
together and provide weather data.
back soon for repeater file downloads for all of
palm Beach County and linked repeaters.
These files will include Chirp csv.
Statewide Amateur Radio Network (SARnet) is a network of
linked UHF voice repeaters that serves the State of
repeaters are operated by their local trustees and the network
that connects them together does not interfere with the local
use of the repeaters.
is a network of amateur repeaters.
So no, it is not just for emergency
communciations. That being said, the
creators of SARnet are active in public
safety communications, both commercial and amateur, so they have
an understanding of what SARnet can do for emergency communications
in the state of Florida.
the Duval County EOC conducts a brief check-in net on Friday
mornings starting at approximately 0900 on SARnet and any
amateur that can access SARnet is encouraged to check in (late
check-ins are ok too).
a significant emergency event, the SARnet may be called upon for
support and radio traffic in and out of an affected area may
such a scenario, It is hoped that all of the local repeater
trustees in the affected area will agree to let their repeaters
continue to be used as part of SARnet.
more information and current and futher SARnet repeater coverage
mps,visit below links.