NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio
Macomb, IL

Frequency:    162.500 MHz

Transmitter ID:  WXJ-92

Transmitter Location:   Just south of Macomb, IL

Transmitter Power:  1000 Watts

Broadcasts:  24 hours per day every day from the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities, with the assistance of Western illinois University, WIUM/WIUW Public Radio for the Tri States, and McDonough County ESDA.

Macomb Transmitter Coverage

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

  • Adams, IL  (017001)
  • Brown, IL  (017009)
  • Cass, IL   (017017)
  • Fulton, IL   (017057)
  • Hancock, IL    (017067)
  • Henderson, IL   (017071)
  • Knox, IL (017095)
  • McDonough, IL  (017109)
  • Mason, IL  (017125)
  • Schuyler, IL  (017169)
  • Warren, IL   (017187)

Printable Fact Sheet for the Macomb transmitter (pdf file)

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