Tornado Alley in Oklahoma
Moore Oklahoma has been “hit” twice in the last several years and there’s been catastrophic loss of both life and property on both occasions. Although this is only the very beginning of the summer season, the Oklahoma area seems to be a succession of raging storms. The quick QSO last night was just a “handshake”, in radio terms, but it certainly made me think of how fortunate I am to live in a sheltered valley here in West Virginia.
The beginning of the “tornado” season, along with the “hurricane season” in the Gulf Coast is just arriving now. I hope and pray this season is a mild one; but all indicators seem to point in the other direction.
On the DX log:
My “awakening hour” was around 1PM again last night and I continued my daily DX QSO’s with stations in in the Ukraine, UR0VQ, the Netherlands PA4VHF, Poland SP6EIY and EA6NB in the Baleric Islands of Spain.