What is my local NOAA frequency?

All NOAA Weather Radio stations broadcast on one of seven frequencies in the VHF Public Service band: 162.400 megahertz (MHz), 162.425 MHz, 162.450 MHz, 162.475 MHz, 162.500 MHz, 162.525 MHz, and 162.550 MHz.

How do I use NOAA radio?

Adjusting the Weather Frequency

  1. Press the MENU button.
  2. Use the ARROW KEYS until “WEATHER CHANNEL” is displayed on the screen.
  3. Press the SELECT button.
  4. Use the UP ARROW key to scroll through the different channels until the broadcast is heard.
  5. Press the SELECT button to save the channel.

What kind of radio do you need in an emergency?

Hand crank radios are considered an emergency kit essential by emergency authorities. The best emergency crank radios provide NOAA weather alerts, sustainable power, and light. In an age that we a virtually helpless without cell phones and the internet, these radios can be a beacon of hope when you need it most.

Can you use your phone as a weather radio?

Storm Shield Weather Radio App: Severe weather alerts for your exact location, for iPhone and Android.

What is the best emergency radio you can buy?

This guide explains the features to consider and shares some of the best emergency radio options available.

  • BEST OVERALL: Midland WR120B/WR120EZ Emergency Weather Alert Radio.
  • RUNNER UP: Sangean MMR-88 AM/FM/Weather+Alert Emergency Radio.
  • BEST HAND CRANK: RunningSnail Emergency Crank Radio, 4000mAh-Solar.

Who is the voice of NOAA weather?

Voices Used on NOAA Weather Radio

Voice Type of Weather Message file size
Tom Coastal Waters Forecast 481 KB
Local Forecast 498 KB
Weather Synopsis 125 KB
Javier (Spanish) Climate Summary 112 KB

Can I test the NOAA Weather Radio warning system?

Tests of the NOAA Weather Radio warning system will be canceled in situations where hazardous weather and warnings are already present in your listening area or are expected in the next couple hours. Streaming Audio: There are sites that people post their live feeds to on the internet. They can be found by search engine.

Can I watch the National Weather Service live stream online?

Some National Weather Service Offices have made this available to internet users. The local Baltimore-Washington Office uses the same web server on which the NWS national web pages resides. To set up streaming audio, we would have to have a dedicated, live feed to the server.

What is a tone-alert weather radio?

NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts weather information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, direct from the National Weather Service. It is the fastest way to receive weather warnings and information. Tone-alert radios can wake you at night or alert you when television or other radios are not turned on that hazardous weather is headed your way.