NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio
Fairfield, IA

Frequency:    162.400 MHz

Transmitter ID:  WXN-85

Transmitter Location:   Just north of Fairfield, Iowa

Transmitter Power:  300 Watts

Broadcasts:  24 hours per day every day from the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities. 

Provided by:  a cooperative effort between the Iowa Emergency Management Division, the Iowa Department of Public Safety, the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives, and the National Weather Service.

Fairfield Transmitter Coverage Area


Counties Covered:   (All or parts of counties covered - see diagram. Numbers in parentheses are FIPS codes.)

  • Davis, IA   (019051)
  • Henry, IA   (019087)
  • Jefferson, IA   (019101)
  • Keokuk, IA   (019107)
  • Lee, IA   (019111)
  • Van Buren, IA   (019177)
  • Wapello, IA    (019179)
  • Washington, IA   (019183)

Printable Fact Sheet for the Fairfield transmitter (pdf file)


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