NOAA Weather Radio

Published: 3/21/2008

NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office in Medford, in cooperation with Douglas County, installed a NOAA Weather Radio repeater near Reedsport on February 21st. Listeners can now receive NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) All-Hazards broadcasts at 162.525 MHz. The call sign is WZ-2509.

On March 18th, representatives from Douglas County, National Weather Service, Medford Forecast Office, and local community officials were present at the Reedsport City Hall to answer questions about the system, how it was developed and it’s benefits to citizens.

This repeater will enhance the severe weather readiness of Douglas County, and promote the NWS StormReady/TsunamiReady program. Douglas County was recognized as StormReady/TsunamiReady on February 20th.

NOAA's National Weather Service is the primary source of weather data, forecasts and warnings for the United States and its territories. NOAA's Weather Service operates the most advanced weather warning and forecast system in the world, helping to protect lives and property and enhance the national economy. More on the NOAA Weather Radio program is available online at:

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