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Midland WR-10 Weather Max Product Information

Midland radio am/fm radio/national weather service monitor product information.
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The WR-10 Weather Max gives you two products in one. You have a
combination AM/FM broadcast radio. You also have a 24-hour a day National
Weather Service monitor. A complete information system in the palm of your hands.
The Weather Max has a full tone alert signaling system built in. When the
National Weather Service issues an emergency report, they transmit a special tone.
This tone is picked up by your WR-10 to provide you instant emergency weather
information. Your WR-10 will advise you of special weather warnings even if you are
listening to standard AM or FM broadcasts.
The WR-10 has an emergency battery backup system for use if you lose power.
It will provide up to six hours of operation if power fails. It also allows the WR-10 to be
used as a temporary portable to take on trips, picnics to the beach, etc.
The WR-10 provides a new concept in high performance Weather Monitors
combined with the information and entertainment of an AM-FM radio.
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  • Page 1: Product Information

    The WR-10 has an emergency battery backup system for use if you lose power. It will provide up to six hours of operation if power fails. It also allows the WR-10 to be used as a temporary portable to take on trips, picnics to the beach, etc.

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    FEATURES: • VHF Weather Monitor with seven different National Weather Service channels in the 162 MHz FM band – Provides 24-hour-a-day National Weather Service information from seven different channels for maximum reception possible (in areas where available) • AM-FM Reception – Receives standard AM and FM commercial broadcast stations.~ Special system interrupts broadcast reception for emergency weather warnings.

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    Alert Test Button – This is a momentary switch bar. Pressing and holding it down lets you check to see that your WR-10 tone coded alert system is operating. A loud siren-type sound will be emitted from the speaker if the ALERT switch is set to LED &...

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    C) Voice – The unit will be silent in WX mode. When an emergency broadcast is received, it will turn your WR-10 audio system on so the voice of the weather station can be heard. In AM or FM mode, the broadcast radio reception will also be muted so the voice of the weather station can be heard.

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    To test for weather signals, simply press the WEATHER bar on the top of your 74-105XL. This will switch the WR-10 from AM or FM to receive the Weather broadcast. To return to AM or FM reception, press the "ALERT" button.

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    Once you have adjusted the weather frequency and are receiving weather broadcast stations, your WR-10 will automatically switch from AM or FM reception to the Weather mode if the weather Service sends the special tone to warn you of dangerous weather conditions.

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    • VOlCE position the unit lets you hear voice only from the weather station for 5 minutes without pressing the WEATHER Button. After 5 minutes, the WR-10 will reset to the AM-FM or WEATHER Mode, ready to receive the next emergency signal.

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    RCA plug or an adapter to RCA plug to connect into the side of the WR-10. If reception in your area is not good, check with your local dealer for assistance and ask about typical reception range in your area. Also try different locations in your home or office to find a place that has good reception.

  • Page 9: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications are nominal and subject to change. Frequency Range (162.4O, 162.425, 162.45, 162.475, 162.50, 162.525, 162.55MHz) Number of WX Channels Input Voltage Dimensions AM Max Sensitivity FM 30 dB Quieting Sensitivity WX 20 dB Quieting Sensitivity Alarm Trip Sensitivity Speaker Impedance WX Rejection at 96.6 or 97.7MHz 10% THD Power Output...

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    NINETY DAY LIMITED WARRANTY Midland Consumer Radio Inc. will repair or replace, at its option without charge, your WR- 10 weather alert radio which fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within ninety days following the initial consumer purchase. This warranty does not include any antennas, prior service attempts, liquid damage, abuse or misuse.

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