Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1242 PM CDT Fri Aug 26 2016


The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter WXL-94 at Waterloo Iowa is off the
air due to a communications or hardware failure. Technicians have
been notified but there is no estimated restore time.

Additionally the Waterloo transmitter WXL-94 will be off the air
due to scheduled maintenance on this Tuesday, August 30th for
approximately 8 hours. This is due to a new transmitter being
installed at the site. More information will be sent once the
transmitter is back on-air from the current failure.

The Waterloo NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on Channel 7...or a
frequency of 162.550 MHz...and services the following counties in
Iowa...Black Hawk...Bremer...Buchanan...Butler...Chickasaw...
Fayette...Floyd...and Grundy.

Neighboring transmitters that service some of these counties include
KXI-68 at Saint Ansgar broadcasting on Channel 3 or 162.450 MHz...KXI-
60 at Decorah broadcasting on Channel 6 or 162.525 MHz...WWG-86 at
Prairie du Chien broadcasting on Channel 5 or 162.500 MHz...KXI-98 at
Marshalltown broadcasting on Channel 5 or 162.500 MHz...and WNG-
666 at Iowa Falls broadcasting on Channel 6 or 162.525 MHz.

We apologize for this interruption and will have service restored as
soon as possible.


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