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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1123 PM EDT SAT OCT 1 2022

...CHARLESTON NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS STATION BROADCASTING
IN A DEGRADED MODE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER KHB-29 OPERATING ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.550 MHZ OUT OF AWENDAW, SOUTH CAROLINA, CONTINUES TO OPERATE IN 
A DEGRADED MODE AND WILL DO SO UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. DAMAGE TO THE 
TRANSMITTER HAS RESULTED IN A LOSS OF SIGNAL STRENGTH AND BROADCAST 
QUALITY. TECHNICIANS ARE WORKING TO REPAIR THE TRANSMITTER, BUT IT 
WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR THE ISSUE TO BE RESOLVED. 

BECAUSE OF THE DECREASE IN SIGNAL STRENGTH, THE AREA THAT THE 
TRANSMITTER COVERS IS DIMINISHED. THE BROADCAST MAY ALSO BE 
SCRATCHY AT TIMES. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS AWARE OF THIS 
AND IS WORKING TO REPAIR THE TRANSMITTER AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

YOU CAN TUNE TO STATION WXM-93 AT CROSS ON A FREQUENCY OF
162.475 MHZ, WNG-628 AT GEORGETOWN ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.500 MHZ
OR STATION WXJ-23 AT GREEN POND ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.450 MHZ TO 
GET YOUR LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

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