Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
330 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

...WXL60 NWR transmitter in Roanoke offline until Monday...

The NOAA Weather Radio All-Hazards transmitter in Roanoke, VA
(WXL60), operating on a frequency of 162.475 MHz, will be offline
until at least Monday January 22nd 2018. Telecom technicians
report that a guard rail had cut the fiberoptic line servicing the
transmitter with the Virginia Dept. of Transportation needing to
close part of the road before maintenance work can be performed.

Additional NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts can be received at the
following frequencies for those impacted by the NWR outage:

* WXL92 operating on a frequency of 162.55 MHz, based in
  Lynchburg, VA.

* KJY86 operating on a frequency of 162.525 MHz, based in Halifax,

* WZ2500 operating on a frequency of 162.45 MHz, based in Sand
  Mountain, VA in Wythe County.

* WXM72 operating on a frequency of 162.425 MHz, based in Hinton,

We apologize for the outage and appreciate your patience.


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