NOAA WEATHER RADIO (NWR)
SPECIFIC AREA MESSAGE ENCODING (SAME)


Weather Radio

Detailed SAME System Specification (pdf file) updated 7/13/99: version 4.43
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Explanation of NWR and SAME

 

NOTE: NWR service to a county depends on reliable signal reception, which typically extends in about a 40 mile radius from the transmitter, assuming level terrain. Counties without NWR coverage or partial NWR coverage will be so indicated. Some counties or parts thereof, especially in mountainous areas, that are listed as having NWR coverage, may not have reliable reception in some locations due to signal blockages and/or excessive distance from the transmitter.


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