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Selecting Your County in the Radio

* Hit the MENU button

* Hit ^ so the display shows SAME SET


* Hit ^ arrow until the display reads SINGLE

* Hit SELECT. After hitting the SELECT button then SAME 01 should appear in the display

* Hit SELECT again.

* Find your county using the following web page: (For easiest access...Using the mouse, hit the right-side button over the below link and Choose 'Open in New Window')

* Once you find your county in the left hand column, the next column over is your county's SAME code or FIPS code. This code is what you are going to put into your weather radio.

If your county is not listed, you probably do not recieve a weather radio broadcast at this time. If you would like to discuss this, please contact your local National Weather Service Forecast Office.

* Hit ^ or v on your weather radio to change the numbers to get the right FIPS Code. < and > keys switch between the digits.

* Hit SELECT after FIPS Code is entered

* Hit MENU



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