Amateur radio club thanks NWS with barbecue

Photo courtesy of Carol BruceOn Aug. 10, the Juneau Amateur Radio Club held a "thank you" barbecue for National Weather Service employees at their weather station located on the Back Loop Road. The service has worked closely with the Juneau Amateur Radio Club to be able to have emergency communications available in the event of a disaster. The event was to show the club's appreciation to the service for providing space for the club to install and maintain a fully operational ham radio communications post as well as allowing use of their meeting room. Pictured from right to left are: Tom Ainsworth, Pat Moore, Rich Anderson, Jerry Prindle, Ernie Mueller, Joe Johnson and his wife, Jim Cummins, Mike Mitchell, Natalie Cummins, Bob and Marion Simpson, Richard Lam, Tim Steffen, Glenn Sicks, Peter Boyd, Nicole Hannon, Sam Smith and his wife, Paul and Rita Shannon, Drew Shannon and Estol Belflower.

On Aug. 10, the Juneau Amateur Radio Club held a “thank you” barbecue for National Weather Service employees at their weather station located on the Back Loop Road. The service has worked closely with the Juneau Amateur Radio Club to be able to have emergency communications available in the event of a disaster. The event was to show the club’s appreciation to the service for providing space for the club to install and maintain a fully operational ham radio communications post as well as allowing use of their meeting room. Pictured from right to left are: Tom Ainsworth, Pat Moore, Rich Anderson, Jerry Prindle, Ernie Mueller, Joe Johnson and his wife, Jim Cummins, Mike Mitchell, Natalie Cummins, Bob and Marion Simpson, Richard Lam, Tim Steffen, Glenn Sicks, Peter Boyd, Nicole Hannon, Sam Smith and his wife, Paul and Rita Shannon, Drew Shannon and Estol Belflower.

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