Midland WR-100 Owner's Manual: Programming Notes; Button Press Beeps; Start Over; The National Weather Service Toll-free Number

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Programming Notes:

Programming Notes:
Button Press Beeps- For silent programming, turn the weather radio off before programming
the WR-100 weather radio.
Start Over- If you want to start over while programming, press the "MENU" button continu-
ously until it "backs out" of programming mode.
If no program buttons are pressed for about one minute the weather radio will exit the menu
mode.
Getting the S.A.M.E. County Codes:
Getting the S.A.M.E. County Codes:
A. First, determine the counties you are interested in. Then do one of the following
three steps to get the codes:
1. The National Weather Service Toll-Free Number provides S.A.M.E.
County Codes at: 1-888-NWS-S.A.M.E or (1-888-697-7263)
This is what to expect when you call the NWS number. When you call the NWS
toll-free number, automated instructions will guide you to the S.A.M.E. County
Code(s) you need. The number will be six digits long.
• You will hear, "Welcome to the National Weather Service. You have
reached the Specific Area Message Encoding Program Service."
• If you select "touch-tone" to make your entries, you will be prompted to
enter the name of your state using the telephone keypad.
• Next you will be prompted to enter your county name.
• Then you will hear, "Your geographic code is xxxxxx." (This is your
S.A.M.E. County Code.) Be sure to write it down for future reference.
The system will then give you the option to enter "another combination": This
enables you to get additional S.A.M.E. Codes for surrounding counties.
2. The Internet Web Site of National Weather Service-
www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/indexnw.htm.
This is what to expect when you go to the website.
• The link above takes you directly to the list of states.
• Click on (your state).
• Find your county, and record the "S.A.M.E. #" (the S.A.M.E. County
Code) that is listed to the right of your county, and for any other counties
in which you are interested.
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