Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
716 PM CDT TUE AUG 11 2015

...NOAA WEATHER RADIO WNG-730 AT OTTUMWA IS OFF THE AIR...

THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER WNG-730 AT OTTUMWA IOWA IS OFF THE
AIR DUE TO A COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE. TECHNICIANS HAVE BEEN
NOTIFIED BUT THERE IS NO ESTIMATED RESTORE TIME.

THE OTTUMWA NOAA WEATHER RADIO BROADCASTS ON CHANNEL 5...OR A
FREQUENCY OF 162.500 MHZ...AND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN
IOWA...APPANOOSE...DAVIS...KEOKUK...LUCAS...MAHASKA...MONROE...
WAPELLO...AND WAYNE. PUTNAM COUNTY MISSOURI IS ALSO SERVED BY THIS
TRANSMITTER.

NEIGHBORING TRANSMITTERS THAT SERVICE SOME OF THESE COUNTIES INCLUDE
KZZ-68 AT VAN WERT BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 4 OR 162.475 MHZ...KXI-
62 AT MONTEZUMA BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 3 OR 162.450 MHZ...WXN-85 AT
FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 1 OR 162.400 MHZ...AND WXM-36 AT
LANCASTER MISSOURI BROADCASTING ON CHANNEL 7 OR 162.550 MHZ.

WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INTERRUPTION AND WILL HAVE SERVICE RESTORED AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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