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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.


  • Spotter Training 2014:

    The WARN sponsored training class will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014. Click here for full information on this class.

    All spotter training for 2014 has been scheduled. Please note that NWS will be teaching fewer courses this year due to budge constraints. The currently published schedule is probably all of the classes that will be taught, so if you normally wait until later in the season to see if a more convenient class is scheduled, DON'T. The full training class schedule for the Wilmington, OH office of the National weather service and the 52 counties that they serve can be viewed .

  • 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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