THE WEATHER BAND
is given continuously from U.S. Government
from 162.4MHz to 162.55MHz.
The Weather transmissions,
24 hours a day, are taped messages
that are repeated every 4to 6 minutes and revised and updated as needed to
match the changing
your local office of the National Weather Service (Department
range of NOAA weather stations
from 10 miles up to a maximum
of 40 miles from the station's
In some areas of the United States, weather transmissions
range of this radio will have side variations
to the height of the local transmitting
and the terrain
between the transmitter
and your radio's location.
If a weather station is operating
in your area, you can listen to weather
forecasts by using the WEATHER button on the top of the radio.
1. Press the WEATHER button on th top of the radio. The red WEATHER
BAND indicator is lit.
2. Slide the CHANNEL switch on the back of the unit to the channel that
receives the clearest signal from your local weather station (if one is
NOTE: Due to the broadcast characteristics
of weather transmissions,
may notice a reduction
in the volume
level of your radio when turning on
the Weather band. Readjust the volume to your preferred listening
The radio can be set to alert you only when it detects a weather emergency
broadcast so you do not have to continuously
listen to the National Weather
1. Release the WEATHER button. The red WEATHER BAND indicator
the button goes off.
2. When an alert signal is received, the ALERT indicator
flashes and/or the
ALERT TONE sounds (See SETTING THE ALERT TONE ON/OFF
for 10 seconds simultaneously
unless you press the
WEATHER button to tune in the current weather broadcast.