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  • Friday, June 8, 2012

    WA8EWW the founder of SkyWarn SK.

    Merle G. Kachenmeister, WA8EWW, died May 29 at the age of 82 in the care of Hospice of NW Ohio. He had lived most recently in Blissfield, Michigan.

    A Navy veteran, he began his career doing weather for the Navy, according to his obituary. He then worked for the US Weather Bureau, later renamed the National Weather Service, where he developed the SKYWARN weather warning system following the dea...more at the ARRL web site: http://www.arrl.org/news/view/merle-kachenmeister-wa8eww-founded-skywarn

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