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Powerful Nor'easter To Deliver Impacts To The East Coast

A powerful Nor'easter is expected to develop off the Mid-Atlantic coastline on Friday before impacting eastern parts of the Northeast and New England this weekend. Numerous hazards are likely from heavy snow, with significant accumulations across eastern Long Island/New England, to gusty winds and coastal issues. In fact, the combination of the snow and winds may result in blizzard conditions. Read More >

NWS Wilmington Spotter Page
Amateur Radio


The HAM radio network, which serves the Wilmington, Ohio forecast area, is set up to facilitate a four stage process.
  1. The front lines are the HAM radio operators (HAMs) in the field.
  2. HAMs will radio in their reports to their regional net controller in either Dayton, Columbus, Cincinnati, or West Union.
  3. These net controllers will then relay the information to the Wilmington net controller.
  4. The Wilmington net controller will then pass the reports to the operational staff at the National Weather Service. The Wilmington net control station is located in the NWS building near the operational floor.
A map showing how counties and the regional net controllers are divided up can be seen below.

Frequencies and Links
Dayton (W8OK) 146.640 MHz - Southern Miami Valley
146.835 MHz - Northern Miami Valley
Cincinnati (W8NWS) 146.880 MHz - Tri-State Region Website
Columbus (N8WX) 146.760 MHz - Central Ohio Website
West Union (K8GE) 147.000 MHz - South-Central OH / Northeast KY Website
Wilmington (WX8WIL) 147.120 MHz - Clinton County  
What To Report