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NWS reports weather radio outage for Osage, Coffey counties, surrounding area

The National Weather Service reported today, Oct. 24, 2023, the Halls Summit NOAA weather radio is off the air due to a circuit issue, causing a weather radio outage for the area served by the transmitter. NWS reported technicians have been notified and are working to repair it, but there is no estimated restore time.

From its location at Halls Summit, Kan., Coffey County, about seven miles southwest of Waverly, the transmitter broadcasts at 162.425. It covers an area that includes Osage, Lyon, Coffey, Anderson and Franklin counties, and portions of Shawnee, Douglas, Allen, Woodson, Greenwood, Morris, and Wabaunsee counties.

Neighboring transmitters that service some of these areas include WZ2512 at Parker, broadcasting on Ch. 6 or frequency 162.525 MHz; WXK95 at Chanute, broadcasting on Ch. 1 or frequency 162.400 MHz; KID77 at Kansas City, broadcasting on Ch. 7 or frequency 162.550 MHz; WXK91 at Topeka, broadcasting on Ch. 4 or frequency 162.475 MHz.

 

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