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Winter Weather Advisory in effect for portions of the Northern Adirondacks and Northern Green Mountains

Two distinct waves of mountain snow showers will occur tonight through Friday evening. The first will be between 7 PM tonight and 7 AM Friday. The second will be between 1 PM and 7 PM Friday. Together snow accumulations will be 3 to 6 inches across portions of the northern Adirondacks and northern Green Mountains, with 6 to 8 inches possible at elevations above 1000 ft. Strong winds expected too. Read More >


NWS Burlington has 5 licensed Amateur Radio Operators on staff:

  • KB1IOV, Eric, Tech
  • KB1QBI, John, Tech
  • KB1QBJ, Paul, Tech
  • KB1QBK, Scott, Tech


Monitored Frequencies:
Northern New York: Whiteface Mountain ARES/RACES repeater at 145.110 MHz. Daily weather nets at 7:30 am and 7:00 pm
Vermont: Monkton Repeater at 444.650 MHz, linked repeater system covers much of VT. Monitored as needed during active weather



  • Icom 208H for 2 meter and 440 MHz, Diamond X-50 Antenna
  • Icom 706 for 2 Meter, 440 MHz, and HF bands
    • Carolina Windom HF Horizontal Dipole Antenna
    • Icom AT180 Antenna Tuner
    • Diamond X-50 Antenna (2m, 440 MHz)


WX1BTV is an officially authorized Vermont Emergency Management Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) station. The Icom 706 was chosen to match RACES radio equipment already in place across Vermont. Any Vermont RACES operator deployed to NWS Burlington would already be familiar with its operations. 

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