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Honeywell PCR507W - NOAA Weather Alert/All Hazard S.A.M.E FM Radio User Manual page 8

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previously selected state. Press ◄ again to select another state.
The Weather Radio will also permit FIPS code updates to the
location name. If the new entered FIPS code does not match the
NOAA list, the message NOT FOUND will be displayed instead of the
county name.
If ◄ pressed when the cursor is at the farthest left digit of the FIPS
code, your change will not be saved.
SIGNAL LOSS REMINDER
• Press MENU/SELECT button entering into the programming
mode until SELECT CH message is displayed
• Press ▲or ▼button until the SIG REMINDER message is
displayed
• Press MENU/SELECT button to activate it or deactivate the
signal loss reminder - the unit will beep and display (‧) when
activated and
when deactivated.
• Press ◄ to exit
NOTE: If the signal is lost, the SIGNAL LOSS message will appear
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with the reception icon [
flashing. The WARNING, WATCH and
ADVISORY indicators will periodically flash. If the signal has been
detected and lost within 10 minutes, no signal loss reminder will
sound.
MISSED ALERT REMINDER PROGRAMMING
When the missed alert reminder is set for a TONE mode, your Weather
Radio will beep every 30 seconds after the end of the alert broadcast,
until the effective time of the alert will expire.
When missed alert reminder is set for a VOICE mode, a voice alert will
broadcast for up to 5 minutes. Then radio will beep every 30 seconds until
the effective time of the alert will expire.
• Press MENU/SELECT button entering into the programming
mode until SELECT CH message is displayed
• Press ▲or ▼button until the ALT REMINDER message is
displayed
• Press MENU/SELECT button to activate it or deactivate the alert
loss reminder – the unit will beep and display a flashing speaker
icon ((‧)) when activated and a speaker icon
deactivated
• Press ◄ to exit
when
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NOTE: Press any button to mute the missed alert reminder
ALERT MODE SELECTION
There are two options available for the alert type – voice or tone.
If the VOICE option is selected, the alert sounds for 1o seconds and then
the weather broadcast will turn on automatically for five (5) minutes. The
Weather Radio display will reflect alert description and duration.
If the TONE option is selected, the alert tone will sound for five (5)
minutes. The Weather Radio display will reflect an alert description and
duration.
To mute the alert tone sooner, press WEATHER/SNOOZE button on the
top of the main unit.
• Press MENU/SELECT button entering into the programming
mode until ALERT MODE message is displayed
• Press ▲button until the ALERT MODE message is displayed
• Press MENU/SELECT button entering into the alert type
programming mode
• Press ▲ or ▼ selecting tone or voice
• Press MENU/SELECT button to confirm – the unit will beep once
confirming the alert type selection
• Press ◄ to exit
ACTIVATING OR DEACTIVATING AUDIBLE ALERTS
For activating audible alerts slide the ALERT ON/OFF (N) switch to ON
position.
When alert is received, it will sound and the alert speaker sound icon ((‧))
will appear on the display.
For deactivating audible alerts slide the ALERT ON/OFF (N) switch to
OFF position – the radio will beep twice and the speaker icon
line through it will appear.
NOTE: If the switch ALERT ON/OFF is in OFF position before unit is
powered, the radio will still operate in ALERT ON mode until you slide
ALERT ON/OFF to ON position and OFF again.
TESTING YOUR WEATHER RADIO
Every Wednesday between 11 AM and 1PM the NWS broadcasts a
weekly test alert in the United States. To find out the specific test
schedule in your area, contact your local NOAA or NWS office. On your
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