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SKYWARN Amateur Radio Frequencies
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Here is a list of amateur radio frequencies and/or repeaters that SKYWARN spotters use in the NWS La Crosse service area.

Main NWS La Crosse contact for spotter coordination is Todd Shea, Warning Coordination Meteorologist.

Last Updated: 12/14/16


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NWS La Crosse is WX9ARX

image of the ARX skywarn setup

Local amateur radio volunteers help operate our base stations to collect area spotter reports.  Otherwise staff members from the La Crosse National Weather Service (NWS) office, who have their amateur radio license, also operate and coordinate information.  As of December 2016 there are six (6) staff members who are licensed.

Southeast Minnesota

 

CITY FREQ TONE NOTES
Rochester #1 147.255+ 100.0 W0EAS Repeater
Rochester #2 146.82- 100.0 RARC Repeater
Wabasha Co. 146.745- 136.5  
Winona #1 146.64- 100.0  
Winona #2 146.835- 131.8  
Spring Valley 147.015+ 110.9  
Austin 146.73- 100.0  Too distant from NWS La Crosse

Northeast Iowa

 

CITY FREQ TONE NOTES
Cresco 146.925- 103.5  
Decorah #1 146.67- 103.5  
Decorah #2 147.165+ 123.0  
St.Ansgar 147.195+ 103.5  Quite distant from NWS La Crosse
Dubuque 147.240+ 114.8  Quite distant from NWS La Crosse

Western Wisconsin

 

CITY FREQ TONE NOTES
La Crosse #1 146.97- 131.8 Primary Contact Repeater
La Crosse #2 147.09+ 131.8  
Mt.Sterling 147.36+ 131.8 SW Wisconsin link
Viroqua 145.170- 131.8  
Tomah 146.805- 131.8  
Black River Falls 145.390- 131.8  
Eau Claire 146.91- 110.9  
Galesville 147.00+ 131.8  
Richland Co. 146.910- 131.8  
Beetown 146.895- 114.8 Distant to NWS La Crosse - Grant Co.

Central Wisconsin

 

CITY FREQ TONE NOTES
Mauston #1 146.85- 123.0  Also serves Adams Co.
Mauston #2 147.210+ 123.0  
Adams Co. 147.03+ 123.0  
Coloma 146.700- 123.0 Also serves Adams Co.
Big Flats 146.625- 123.0  
Granton 146.775- 114.8 N9RRF Repeater / Link to north central WI
Unity 145.41- 114.8  Link to Taylor Co.
Willard 147.270+ 114.8  
Sauk Co. 147.315+ 123.0 Link to NWS Sullivan
Baraboo 146.88- 123.0  

 

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