Oregon Scientific NWR Recall, August 2007
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Oregon Scientific NWR Recall, August 2007
The electronics manufacturer Oregon Scientific has recalled some of their NWR Receivers. See details below:

See an article on the Comsumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) Website
or
from Oregon Scientific's web site

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
120 PM EDT FRI AUG 31 2007

TO:	  FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA 
	  WEATHER WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY 
	  MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/        
	  SUBSCRIBERS...NOAAPORT SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL 
          WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ PARTNERS AND OTHER USERS... 
          NWS EMPLOYEES

FROM:     ROBERT J. MCLEOD
          CHIEF...AWARENESS BRANCH
          OFFICE OF CLIMATE...WATER...AND WEATHER SERVICES

SUBJECT:  VOLUNTARY RECALL OF FOUR OREGON SCIENTIFIC WEATHER
          RADIO RECEIVERS

OREGON SCIENTIFIC INCORPORATED...IN COOPERATION WITH THE U.S. 
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION...IS VOLUNTARILY RECALLING 
FOUR OF ITS WEATHER RADIO RECEIVERS. THE RECALLED PRODUCTS ARE 
MODEL NUMBERS WR103NX...WR108...WRB308...AND WRB308J. REFER TO 
THE MODEL NUMBER LISTED ON THE BACK CASING OF THE UNIT TO 
DETERMINE WHETHER YOUR PRODUCT IS AFFECTED. 

THE RADIOS ARE BEING RECALLED BECAUSE THEY COULD FAIL TO RECEIVE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALERT SIGNALS IN CERTAIN AREAS OF THE 
COUNTRY.  CONSUMERS SHOULD NOT RELY ON THE RECALLED WEATHER 
RADIOS TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY ALERT INFORMATION. IF YOU OWN ONE OF 
THE AFFECTED RADIOS...YOU SHOULD CONTACT OREGON SCIENTIFIC FOR 
INSTRUCTIONS ON RETURNING THE RADIO TO RECEIVE A FREE 
REPLACEMENT.

OWNERS OF MODEL NUMBERS WR103NX...WR108...WRB308...OR WRB308J 
SHOULD CALL OREGON SCIENTIFIC AT 800-203-4921 BETWEEN 8 AM AND 
5 PM PACIFIC TIME MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY OR VISIT THE FIRM/S WEB 
SITE AT WWW2.OREGONSCIENTIFIC.COM /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/.  
THIS RECALL IS ONLY FOR THE OREGON SCIENTIFIC WEATHER RADIO 
RECEIVER MODELS LISTED ABOVE.  

INFORMATION ON THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS PROGRAM CAN BE 
FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

      HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/NWR

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...PLEASE CONTACT: 

ART KRAUS                             
DISSEMINATION METEOROLOGIST
SILVER SPRING MARYLAND
301-713-0090 X 161 
ARTHUR.KRAUS@NOAA.GOV

NWS NATIONAL PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS AND CHANGE NOTICES 
ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

      HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/NOTIF.HTM

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