The PBC Skywarn Live Chat Room is a chat room
for certified National Weather Service Skywarn
Spotters or a Skywarn
served Emergency Services / Public Safety agency.
This will allow all spotters
and served agencies to communicate with each other and pass and receive real-time
weather information and data for the NWS WFO Miami.
IRC server allows you to
log onto the SkyChat chat room using above log-in portal. You are not required
to join or set a password. This IRC portal is open source and allows user to
enter the PBC Skywarn Chat room. PBC Skywarn has used password dedicated chat
rooms in the past which users did not like due to joining.
This IRC will work on any
modern web browser such as Foxfire, Chrome and IE. There are Mibbit apps for
The chat room will activate upon a Skywarn activation and
Use your NWS issued
Spotter ID number as user name. If licensed amateur radio operator, please sign
in with your call sign or include your call sign at end of your Spotter id#.
Example: DG1287 or DG1287 / BB7ZZZ
- Use chat room for weather and /
or amateur radio related topics
- If posting weather data, state
if data is estimated or measured.
- Unless you request due to
hardship or are requested by moderator, do not substitute posting weather
data in chat room that should be reported to WFO-Miami via the Spotter phone
- No foul or disruptive language.
You can be banned by moderator and Mibbit. This could affect you on other
- Be sure any copyrighted material
you post, you have owners permission to post.
- Anything you post is open to all
viewers and is stored in the cloud.
- Remember.."Once you hit
send...It's In" & "Once it's in...You can't take it back
Other Skywarn groups, ARES
groups and the Maritime Mobile Service Network NCS operators have used and may
continue to use the SkyChat chat room by reserving it through the PBC Skywarn coordinators.
It severe weather events or
crisis, some or all area emergency / special service organizations may utilize
the chat room to assist in mission statement to our served agencies.