Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
656 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2024

...NOAA WEATHER RADIO WXL-57 AT DES MOINES IS OFF THE AIR...

The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter WXL-57 at Des Moines Iowa is off
the air due to a communications or hardware failure. Technicians have
been notified but there is no estimated restore time.

The Des Moines NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on Channel 7...or a
frequency of 162.550 MHz...and services the following counties in
Iowa...Adair...Boone...Clarke...Dallas...Greene...Guthrie...Jasper...
Madison...Marion...Polk...Story...and Warren.

Neighboring transmitters that service some of these counties include
WXK-84 at Fort Dodge broadcasting on Channel 1 or 162.400 MHz...KXI-
98 at Marshalltown broadcasting on Channel 5 or 162.500 MHz...KXI-
62 at Montezuma broadcasting on Channel 3 or 162.450 MHz...KZZ-68 at
Van Wert broadcasting on Channel 4 or 162.475 MHz...KXI-65 at Lenox
broadcasting on Channel 3 or 162.450 MHz...and KZZ-51 at Carroll
broadcasting on Channel 2 or 162.425 MHz.

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

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