M.L.Baron KA1WBH (). Photo by KA1WBH

M.L.Baron KA1WBH

Uploaded by: KA1WBH

Thursday May 28, 2009

Fairhaven, MA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: MLBaron is a long time weather spotter and maintains The West Island Weather Station in Fairhaven, MA USA. westislandweather.com is one of the highest rated weather web sites in the world. Call Sign : KA1WBH

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About KA1WBH

KA1WBH

About Me: MLBaron is an accomplished artist who practices in varied media from the old American Folk Art of Scrimshaw, to award winning videos and photography. Living on West Island, Fairhaven,MA offers an abundance of subject matter. With every changing season along the shore or inside the West Island State Reservation, an opportunity for a special photo is never hard to come by. This small island is located near the Cape Cod Canal and Martha's Vineyard, MA. West Island is small enough to fit inside New York's Central Park. MLBaron is a SkyWarn Weather Spotter and maintains the West Island Weather Station KA1WBH. Spotter experience, Deadly heat wave August 1975, The Blizzard of 1978, Hurricane Gloria 1985, Hurricane Bob 1991 Associated Press award to WNBH radio for outstanding coverage in which I was a live correspondent, my weather communications tower destroyed. The Crow Island 600 ft. radio tower also destroyed, total damage 1.6 billion dollars regionally. The Perfect Storm October 1991,the Gloucester -based Andrea Gail lost at sea with all hands. The Blizzard of March 1993 West Island Weather Station tower top 17 feet of antenna and 2 weather stations were destroyed. The Blizzard of 1996, Blizzard of 1997. Rare Tornado warning event 2000, the West Island Weather Station hit by lightning and hail, multiple assets and equipment destroyed. The oil-spill of 2003. Citations: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives, the Town of Fairhaven (3), Coalition of Vietnam Vets. Hands Across the River, Fairhaven Rotary Club, the National Academy of Cable Excellence (ACE) nomination. The Massachusetts Cable TV Commission, First Place award for documentary 1985 Hurricane Gloria. Massachusetts Cable TV Commission First Place Award for a documentary on the 1938 Hurricane. The Massachusetts Cable TV Commission nomination for a documentary on the abandoned Atlas Tack factory 1987. National Weather Service Citation 1997. Judge for The Academy of Cable Excellence Awards, Gabriel Awards-Catholic Diocese, Massachusetts Cable TV Commission, Award for dedicated civilian service from The Massachusetts Army National Guard. Certificate of Merit from The American Cancer Society, Person of the Year award from MADD. Person of the Month from the New Bedford Standard-Times. Past Program Director for Fairhaven and Acushnet Public Access TV for 14 years. Publicity Director for Save West Island, Inc., Chairman of the Fairhaven Arts Cultural Council for 6 years. Amateur radio operator., Callsign: KA1WBH, Technician Plus.

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