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LARC Program for 7:30 PM, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at LI-COR, 4647 Superior, Lincoln, NE

NEW INFORMATION 24 FEBRUARY 2015

Tornadoes 2014

A Review of Severe Weather

in the U.S. and Nebraska

by Ken Dewey, WDØBIV

It’s that time of year again for our annual program presented by Dr. Ken Dewey, Applied Climatologist at UNL. Ken will give us an overview of the nation’s extreme weather events of 2014.  He will also review the 2014 tornado season and examine how the season compared to normal for the U.S., for Nebraska, and for our part of the state.  

Ken will also preview the annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium, Weatherfest and Spring Spotter Training workshop that will all take place in Hardin Hall, East Campus of UNL, on Saturday, April 11.

The Weatherfest,with its many exhibits, will run 9 AM to 2 PM.  The Severe Weather Symposium will start at 11 AM with Bob Henson, of Weather Underground (an excellent Internet source for weather information and severe weather forecasts), talking about “Where Weather and Climate Intersect.” He will be followed by the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency review of the June 2014 Pilger, NE, tornado disaster.

Cathy Zapotocny, Omaha NWS, will review the severe weather events of 2014 in Eastern Nebraska.  Brian Smith, KBØQXF, also with Omaha NWS, will offer the annual Storm Spotter workshop, which will be followed by Reynolds Davis, KØGND, going over the Year 2015 Storm Spotter procedures.

Come early to the Weatherfest! Food trucks will be available in front of the building so you can grab a lunch, and you will also have the opportunity to explore the Doppler on Wheels (DOW) that will be here until about 2 PM that day.  Meanwhile check out all the details at http://www.cpsws.unl.edu.

     –Connie Zehr, NØGMA

The Club program March 11 is one that everyone will enjoy. And all are invited!

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State Convention Dinner

End-of-Winter Hamfest
State Convention Dinner
5:30 PM, Friday, March 20
 
All Hams are invited to attend the End-of-Winter Hamfest State Convention Dinner at 5:30 PM on Friday, March 20, at Lee’s Restaurant, 1940 West Van Dorn Street, Lincoln, NE.
 
If you plan to attend, please email or call Bruce Wood, WAØRIM, wa0rim@arrl.net, 402/430-5179.
 
     –Bruce Wood, WAØRIM
 

Meet the 2015 Board Members

The Board page is now updated with new members and new bios.  Take a look and maybe you will learn something new!

Jeremiah Parker, NØPBJ / Bob Mitchell, WBØRJJ

LARC Program for 7:30 PM, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at LI-COR, 4647 Superior, Lincoln, NE

Are You Prepared for “The Big One”?

       Jamie Pennington, KDØSXV, will give an overview of SATERN (Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network) and the use of Ham Radio for Disaster Services. He will provide an overview of the Salvation Army’s role in Disaster Services as well.  Areas covered will include Missing Person inquiries and Net Operations.

       Jamie will give personal observations and experiences from working with Hams in the 2011 Joplin, Missouri, tornado as well as the 2014 Beaver Crossing and Pilger, Nebraska, tornadoes.

      — Connie Zehr, NØGMA

All are welcome to LARC meetings. This meeting will be particularly helpful to anyone interested in Disaster Communications and the fine social service work of the Salvation Army. 

     –Bob Mitchell, WBØRJJ

 

New polls addition

On the right inner sidebar there is now a poll widget.  I will change the poll every couple of weeks to give you an opportunity for you to give feedback and to help us plan our future meetings and events.  If you have a suggestion for a poll feel free to email board@k0kkv.org

 

Upcoming Events

  • 2015/03/03 18:00"Amateur Extra Class" License Classes
  • 2015/03/10 18:00"Amateur Extra Class" License Classes
  • 2015/03/17 18:00"Amateur Extra Class" License Classes
  • 2015/03/21 08:30Lincoln Hamfest
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Polls

What type of program would you want to see at the monthly meeting?

  • Live demonstration (55%, 6 Votes)
  • Homebrew (36%, 4 Votes)
  • Weather related (9%, 1 Votes)
  • History of radio (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 11

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