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Net Control Point This is the official web site of WARN, the Weather Amateur Radio Network, in Cincinnati, Ohio. WARN is the local chapter of the nationwide organization, Skywarn.


  • We are pleased to announce that the 2016 annual NWS Advanced Spotter Class will be held in Cincinnati this year. WARN is working with the National Weather Service in Wilmington and Mercy West Hospital to host this training. For full information, please Click here

    *We've seen a few people that have registered more than once after we've sent a confirmation email. If you have registered before 1/31/2016 and not gotten received a confirmation email, check your SPAM folder.*

    ***Update 1/31/2016*** The advanced class is now full. Any further registration requests will be wait-listed. Any cancellations will be replaced from the wait-list in the order received.***

  • Spotter Training 2016:

    *NEWS FLASH* Basic spotter training class schedule for 2016 has been announced. For the basic spotter training class schedule, Click here.

  • WARN partners with NKARC to use the 147.375 repeater to provide better coverage to Owen, Grant and Pendleton Counties. For more information see the Net Repeaters Page.

  • Be sure to check out the extensive spotter information at the Wilmington NWS Office web site.

  • Your amateur radio-related announcements are welcome on the monthly WARN training net.

  • WARN training nets are held the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm eastern time on 146.88 MHz.

  • The WARN membership flyer is online in Adobe Acrobat PDF form.

  • Check for license exams in the area via the ARRL Exam Session Search. Click here for Greater Cincinnati area listings.

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For information about WARN, please contact Public Information Officer Mike Nie W8VMX at or Rob Reider W8GFF at

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