Does Anybody Make A Mobile Weather Alert Radio With GPS?

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JASII

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I was thinking it might be handy for truckers and others who are on the road constantly to have a mobile weather alert radio that would select frequencies based on GPS coordinates. Although SAME is nice, even the plain 1050 hZ would be okay for this application.
 

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No, that'd be such a limited market it'd be a no-win.
 
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Nope... All you need is a scanning radio with weather alert, a scanner, most of the newer amateur radio products. Sure you can't set SAME into them, but if your mobile over a large area you wouldn't want SAME anyway as you would have to have a huge list covering every county you might be in, etc.
 

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Since there are only 7 frequencies, it takes almost no time to scan for a receivable frequency, so GPS wouldn't really be needed to select a frequency.

If you are in range to receive a NOAA site, that site will include alerts for where you are (this is true even when multiple sites are receivable; this does assume the antenna is on a vehicle and not a 1000' tower).
 
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