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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
227 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015  
   
..NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RICHLANDS RADIO TEST
 
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS IN THE PROCESS OF EXPANDING THE NOAA  
ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO NETWORK. A NEW RADIO WZ 2543 IS BEING  
INSTALLED NEAR RICHLANDS VIRGINIA. THE BROADCAST ORIGINATES FROM THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BLACKSBURG VIRGINIA AND IS  
TRANSMITTING ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.425 MEGAHERTZ. THE TRANSMITTER  
WAS PROVIDED FOR IMPROVED NOAA WEATHER RADIO COVERAGE FOR THE  
RICHLANDS LISTENING AREA...TO INCLUDES TAZEWELL AND RUSSELL  
COUNTIES.  
 
THE STATION WILL UNDERGO TESTING FOR 30 DAYS BEGINNING  
TUESDAY...SEPTEMBER 1 2015. WHEN TESTING IS COMPLETED...WE WILL  
BROADCAST A DATE FOR OFFICIAL USE. UNTIL TESTING IS COMPLETED AND  
A DATE FOR OFFICIAL USE IS ANNOUNCED...DO NOT USE THIS STATION FOR  
WARNINGS AND SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION. AT THE PRESENT TIME...THE  
RADIO IS UNDERGOING TESTING AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR ANY  
WARNINGS OR SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION. IF YOU HAVE ANY  
QUESTIONS...OR EXPERIENCE ANY INTERFERENCE FROM THIS NEW  
TRANSMITTER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
BLACKSBURG AT 1-540-552-0084.  
 

 
 
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