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Public Information Statement...Corrected
National Weather Service Morristown TN
209 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018 /109 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018/

...Cocke County added to the Tri-Cities Weather Radio Transmitter...

The National Weather Service Office in Morristown TN has added Cocke 
County, TN to WXK-47, which broadcasts from Holston Mountain. Cocke 
County is already on WXK-46, which broadcasts from Sharps Ridge in 
Knoxville, and that will continue. 

Residents of Cocke County are advised to check their reception of 
both transmitters to determine which one gives them the strongest 
signal.  

WXK-46 in Knoxville broadcasts on 162.475 MHz, and can be heard on 
channel 4 of most weather radios. 

WXK-47 in the Tri-Cities broadcasts on 162.550 MHz, and can be heard 
on channel 7 of most weather radios. 

After the signal strength determination has been made please ensure 
that the county code for Cocke County has been programmed into your 
radio. The county code for Cocke County is 047029. 

The Weather Radio alerting system is tested weekly, with the tests 
normally conducted between 11 AM and noon each Wednesday. If there 
is an an on-going weather event the test may be postponed to the 
next available good weather day.

Should you have any question or comments please contact either 
Anthony Cavallucci, or Derek Eisentrout by telephone at the National 
Weather Service office in Morristown, TN. 423-586-3771, or via email 
at anthony.cavallucci@noaa.gov or derek.eisentrout@noaa.gov

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