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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED FOR START OF OUTAGE TIME
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
424 PM EDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...MELBOURNE NOAA WEATHER RADIO OUTAGE PLANNED FOR WEDNESDAY MAY
20TH...

THE MELBOURNE WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER WXJ-70 OPERATING ON A
FREQUENCY OF 162.55 MEGAHERTZ WILL EXPERIENCE A TEMPORARY OUTAGE FROM
APPROXIMATELY 7 AM TO 5 PM ON WEDNESDAY MAY 20TH. THIS DOWN TIME IS
NEEDED TO ALLOW TECHNICIANS TO RELOCATE THE TRANSMITTER EQUIPMENT TO
ANOTHER BUILDING DUE TO PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ON THE CURRENT SHELTER.

THIS TRANSMITTER SERVES BREVARD...INDIAN RIVER...OSCEOLA AND ORANGE
COUNTIES. WHILE NORMAL BROADCASTS ARE INTERRUPTED...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE SUGGESTS THAT NOAA WEATHER RADIO
LISTENERS IN THESE COUNTIES TUNE TO THEIR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR
THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WATCHES...WARNINGS AND
STATEMENTS. OFFICIAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INFORMATION IS ALSO
AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:

HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MLB

IN ADDITION...HERE IS A LIST OF ALTERNATIVE TRANSMITTERS COVERING
THE MELBOURNE WEATHER RADIO LISTENING AREA...

162.400 MHZ IN DAYTONA BEACH...
162.475 MHZ IN ORLANDO...
162.425 MHZ IN FORT PIERCE...

WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS OUTAGE MAY CAUSE AND
APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE.

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WEITLICH


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