by William Perry

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg finished expanding its NOAA All Hazard Weather Radio Network at South Boston, Virginia, which is in Halifax County during the Fall of 2008. These broadcasts are now available to the public and is transmitting on a frequency of 162.450 Megahertz. The station is know as KJY-86

This 1000 watt transmitter provides improved NOAA Weather Radio coverage for Southside Virginia, into the Northwest Piedmont of North Carolina. See maps below.

This station can now be relied upon for the latest watches, warning and advisories, as well as forecasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round.

You can also listen to this station and others online.

More information about NOAA Weather Radio can be found here.

If you have any questions or comments, about this station feel free to email us.


Map of Weather Radio Coverage for Halifax Transmitter
Coverage Area of Halifax County Transmitter. White area indicates best reception.

counties covered by the halifax transmitter

Counties that will be covered and alerted through this transmitter