NEW! Eagle NOAA Weather Radio Broadcast

Eagle NOAA Weather Radio Broadcast

The Eagle All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio transmitter located above the ten-
thousand foot level near Eagle, Colorado, began broadcasting on _______ from a 300
Watt transmitter. The radio frequency is 162.450 Megahertz on the Weather Band, and
the station ID is WZ-2518.

This new broadcast contains weather forecasts, weather warnings, current weather
observations, and other weather-related information. The transmitter is designed to
activate warning alarm systems, including the Emergency Alert System (EAS) in Eagle
County and portions of some adjacent counties.

Although the Eagle All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio transmitter is located in Eagle
County, the actual broadcast signal originates from the National Weather Service office
in Grand Junction, Colorado.

The broadcast is currently being operated in a test mode that is being conducted for a
30-day period. After a successful 30-day test period, the broadcast will be considered
operational.

If you have any comments or suggestions about the Eagle All-Hazards NOAA Weather
Radio broadcast, including quality of the broadcast signal or program content, please
contact our webmaster at w-gjt.webmaster@noaa.gov or call our office at 970-243-
7007.



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