Amateur Radio club wants weather transmitter in Minden

Minden Amateur Radio Club is hoping to improve weather coverage for residents of Minden Hills and the county.

President Dorian Young VE3YNG spoke about the idea of getting a Minden transmitter for the purpose of emergency weather situations.

“We’ve had two weather emergencies in the past few years, one being a massive snowstorm and a wind storm. With Minden hosting the Pan Am Games in 2015 it would be a wonderful addition to have a weather transmitter in our area,” said Young. “We are eager to make this happen.”

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