... NOAA Weather Radio wxl-57 at Des Moines is off the air...
The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter wxl-57 at Des Moines Iowa is off
the air due to a communications or hardware failure. Technicians have
been notified but there is no estimated restore time.
The Des Moines NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on channel 7... or a
frequency of 162.550 mhz... and services the following counties in
Iowa... Adair... Boone... Clarke... Dallas... Greene... Guthrie... Jasper...
Madison... Marion... Polk... story... and Warren.
Neighboring transmitters that service some of these counties include
wxk-84 at Fort Dodge broadcasting on channel 1 or 162.400 mhz... kxi-
98 at Marshalltown broadcasting on channel 5 or 162.500 mhz... kxi-
62 at Montezuma broadcasting on channel 3 or 162.450 mhz... kzz-68 at
Van Wert broadcasting on channel 4 or 162.475 mhz... kxi-65 at Lenox
broadcasting on channel 3 or 162.450 mhz... and kzz-51 at Carroll
broadcasting on channel 2 or 162.425 mhz.
We apologize for this interruption and will have service restored as
soon as possible.
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Statement as of 1:40 PM CDT on May 29, 2015