Sunday, January 20, 2008

Weather watchers' meteorological interests provide real-time observation data to Skywarn 

Kudos to the Skyview Amateur Radio Club who not only has done a lot to increase the ham population in the Pittsburgh area but also does an excellent job of getting publicity for the hobby in the mainstream media in south west Pennsylvania.

The excitement of a touchdown, unexpected icing or watching the throwing of some heat brings these spectators out of their seats.

It's not all about sports for these Pittsburghers. Actually, it's not about sports at all.

These people are weather watchers who come alive when a funnel cloud touches ground, find it thrilling as a cold chill blows through or feed their curiosity about an ongoing hot spell.

Follow this LINK for the entire story.

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