WEATHER ALERT RADIOS
Spend a few minutes and learn about the amazing benefits of two-way radios equipped with weather alert channels. Whether you’re camping with family, on a skiing trip with friends or doing some outdoor surveying as part of your business operations, the weather is a key player in your activities. With these smartly designed radios, you can stay ahead of sudden weather changes.
There’s a world of exciting outdoor adventures to enjoy, but when wild weather hits, sometimes it becomes more of an adventure than you bargained for. This is when weather alert radios are a very smart investment. In addition to keeping close contact with friends, family or your work team, these radios provide valuable weather information. Learn how these two-way walkie-talkies equipped with NOAA Weather Radio channels can keep everyone informed with up-to-the-minute forecasts, watches and Weather Service warnings.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a government agency that keeps U.S. citizens informed about their changing environment. As part of their wide range of environmental activities, they provide daily weather forecasts, storm warnings and climate monitoring on their NOAA Weather Radio service. This is a network of radio stations throughout the U.S. that broadcast weather information 24 hours a day, coming directly from the National Weather Service. In addition to alerting the public about potential weather hazards and providing key information following the event, the NWR also broadcasts other non-weather emergencies. They cover natural catastrophes such as avalanches and earthquakes, environmental disasters such as oil spills and chemical releases and matters of public safety, such as 911 telephone outages and AMBER alerts. NWR covers all 50 states, coastal waters, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and U.S. Pacific Territories.
The broadcasts are found in the VHF public service band at these frequencies: 162.400, 162.425, 162.450, 162.475, 162.500, 162.525 and 162.550 MHz. Weather alert radios are those two-way radios that are able to pick up this dedicated weather channel, so you can keep fully informed about any impending storms and other environmental conditions that could impact your activities.
The Motorola Talkabout Radios, Motorola RMV2080, Motorola RMM2050, Motorola RMU2080dand Motorola RMU2080 are all equipped to receive these broadcasts, as is the Ritron VHF Base Station, though the NOAA radio service might not be available in all locations.
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