National Weather Service is off air Fri 1-20-2012

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National Weather Service on 162.550 is off the air as of 9:30AM Fri 1-20-2012. in the coverage area of KEC74 that covers Central Indiana. This also affects the other transmitters that are controled from Indianapolis.
 

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Here is the NWS Public Information Statement regarding this outage:

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1058 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2012

...NWR STATIONS KEC-74...WWG-72 AND KJY-93 ARE OFF THE AIR...

NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO STATIONS KEC-74 BROADCASTING FROM
INDIANAPOLIS...WWG-72 BROADCASTING FROM NEAR BEDFORD AND KJY-93
BROADCASTING FROM MUNCIE ARE OFF THE AIR DUE TO TECHNICAL
DIFFICULTIES. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.

DURING ANY OUTAGES YOU MAY EXPERIENCE...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/IND...TRY LISTENING TO ONE OF OUR OTHER RADIO
FREQUENCIES OR TUNE INTO YOUR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS
FOR WEATHER INFORMATION.
All other transmitters in the Indianapolis CWA are reported to be working normally. You can check the current status of the transmitters in the Indianapolis CWA here:

NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio

You can report NWS transmitter outages here:

NOAA Weather Radio Outages

As long as you have Internet access, you can listen to NWS products as broadcasted from their transmitters here:

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio
 

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The Public Information Statement that I posted lists KEC-74, WWG-72, and KJY-93 as being off the air.
 

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The National Weather Service in Indianapolis.KEC 74,WWG 72 Georgia site, and KYJ- 93 Muncie/Delaware County are still off the air as of 3:30 PM on Fri 1-20-2012.Could this be a simulated test with the Super Bowl that will be in Indianapolis?
 
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