What NOAA station am I hearing?

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Joseph11

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I'm getting a NOAA station on 162.5500 MHz mentioning the Rappahannock River, Petersburg, the Potomac River, and the Shenandoah River. Anyone know the callsign and location of this station? Thanks.
 

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Rappahannock River is in VA so I looked at VA NOAA stations and came across

WXL92 Lynchburg Madison Heights 162.55 1000 watts
KHB36 Manassas Independent Hill 162.55 1000 watts

hope this helps
 

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If you listen for about 3-5 minutes, you will hear the station give its callsign.
 

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I take that back, you may be hearing the Lynchburg site. On the KHB site most of what I hear is based around Washington, D.C., north to Philly and south to Charlottesville. However, they also give reports on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers.
 
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I second on it being Lynchburg. I live in Chesterfield County VA and I can usually hear this station. When I listen it mention the same areas as you heard. Petersburg, the Appomatox and Rappahanock Rivers. If you hear it again, listen for the call sign.
 

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Thanks, guys. I was waiting for the callsign, but it faded out and I started getting the Lewes, DE station.
 

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That's interesting because the Lynchburg station is on a water tank in Madison Heights, not on a mountain or anything. It was barely audible in Nelson County 25 miles away.

I love it when you hear 3 or 4 stations on the same channel. Being on the coast up in NJ its not too unususal but thats pretty far inland for the usual ducting propogation. Good catch!
 
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