HAM radio operators recognized by Skywarn

(KATV) Amateur radio fans,sometimes called HAM radio operators joined Saturday to celebrate their workwith the National Weather Service.

Skywarn recognition dayhonors the volunteers who assist the National Weather Service. The amateurradio operators go out and report any weather conditions that may be serious orsevere.

David Norris says, "Wehave given criteria we are required to report and we do this as a free serviceto the National Weather Service."

To learn how to become an amateurradio operator, click here.