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  • Tom VanderMel
    To All This is some good information to pass on. 73 Tom From Tom VanderMel KB8VEE Home Page http://www.qsl.net/kb8vee/ E mail
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 30, 2002
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      To All
      This is some good information to pass on. 73 Tom

      From Tom VanderMel KB8VEE Home Page http://www.qsl.net/kb8vee/ E mail kb8vee@... or kb8vee@...
      Home Phone is (231) 865-1558 Cell phone is (231) 206-0422
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Jim Wades
      To: wb8wjv@...
      Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 7:29 PM
      Subject: QMN-NWS Rain Gauge Data


      To: All Michigan ARPSC Members
      Fm: Michigan Net, QMN
      Re: Rain Gauge Network

      Please distribute to local ARES groups and clubs

      The Michigan Net ("QMN") - National Weather Service Rain Gauge Network data is now available to the public in the form of a NWS Public Information Statement.

      Thanks to the assistance of Steve Wallgreen at the Grand Rapids NWS Office, automated software has been developed that automatically accepts the QMN rain gauge data via computer, converts the format, and transmits the compiled data via the NWS data network and NOAA Weather Wire Service.

      Curren Regional Public Information Statements for the Great Lakes Area may be viewed on the Internet at:

      http://www.crh.noaa.gov/dtx/warnings/pns_index.html

      This evenings report appears under the Grand Rapids (GRR) category. The specific URL for this evening's summary is:

      http://www.crh.noaa.gov/dtx/warnings/ARBPNSGRR.09302312

      The Michigan Net - National Weather Service Rain Gauge Network utilizes Amateur Radio volunteers throughout Michigan to collect weather observations on both a routine and emergency basis. These observations are transmitted via the QMN Networks to specially trainined and equipped key stations that compile the observations for delivery to the National Weather Service.

      For more information on the QMN-NWS Rain Gauge Network, please visit the QMN Web Page at:

      www.qsl.net/w8ihx/

      73,

      James Wades
      General Manager,
      Michigan Net, QMN, Inc.
      ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator / State RO
      P.O. Box 457
      Allegan, Michigan 49010
      Telephone: 616-673-8845

      Visit us at:

      http://www.qsl.net/w8ihx/
      or
      http://msp.state.mi.us/division/emd/staff.html


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