Saturday, June 1, 2013

Ham Radio Operators Help NWS Track Storms - WBAY

Green Bay -
Greg and Andy are ham, or amateur, radio operators, but that's only their volunteer job.
"I'm a pastor at Our Savior Lutheran on the east side, and I've always been interested in weather and ham radios so joined the two together," explains Greg Hovland.

Andy works with electronics for a living and wanted to use that knowledge to serve the public.
"It helps people prepare for storms and that directly impacts their safety," says Andy Numec.

Their role is to act as a middleman between the spotters in the field and the National Weather Service, communicating with them through radios...

Ham Radio Operators Help NWS Track Storms - WBAY

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