...SOUTH BOSTON TRANSMITTER NOW OPERATIONAL...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS FINISHED EXPANDING THE NOAA ALL
HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO NETWORK AT SOUTH BOSTON...VIRGINIA. THE
BROADCAST ORIGINATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
BLACKSBURG...VIRGINIA AND IS TRANSMITTING ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.450 MEGAHERTZ...ALSO KNOWN AS KJY-86.

THE TRANSMITTER WILL PROVIDE IMPROVED NOAA WEATHER RADIO COVERAGE
FOR THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA AND EXTREME NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG...WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND
THANKS...TO ALL THOSE LISTENERS WHO PROVIDED FEEDBACK DURING THE
TESTING PHASE. THE TRANSMITTER WOULD NOT HAVE BECOME OPERATIONAL
WITHOUT YOUR HELP.

THIS STATION CAN NOW BE RELIED UPON FOR WARNINGS AND SEVERE
WEATHER INFORMATION. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR
CONCERNS...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
BLACKSBURG AT 1-540-552-0084.