Public Information Statement
Statement as of 3:30 PM EDT on July 30, 2014
...Public information statement...
...Wytheville VA NOAA Weather Radio to remain off the air until at
least Friday 01 August 2014...
The NOAA Weather Radio at Wytheville VA...wz2500...broadcasting
on a frequency of 162.450 mhz...will remain off the air awaiting
replacement parts. Return to service is expected no sooner at this
point than Friday afternoon, 01 August 2014. In the interim...you
may wish to consider using one of the following nearby NOAA weather
radios...Mount Jefferson NC...wng-588...broadcasting on a frequency
of 162.500 mhz...Hinton WV...wxm-72...broadcasting on a frequency of
162.425 mhz...or Roanoke VA...wxl-60...broadcasting on a frequency
of 162.475 mhz. Please note...signals on all of these radios will
be marginal in the Wytheville area and will vary considerably
depending on your distance from the given transmitter and the
various topography between your location and the radio transmitter.
We apologize for any inconvenience and our technicians are working
as quickly as possible to restore service to the Wytheville