Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Off The Air Until Further Notice [U 11/29]

11/29 NWS has provided an update on the station as technicians will be testing new equipment.

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
815 AM CST Mon Nov 29 2021

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Update...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 operating on a 
frequency of 162.475 MHz was restored to service over the
weekend.

Today, our technicians will be doing some testing of new equipment
(unrelated to the outage) that will be installed soon as part of
an upgrade to how we are able to remotely broadcast. There will be
periodic outages today due to this testing.

Thank you for your patience.

11/28: KIH-57 is back in service and NWS is monitoring stability.

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Is Back In
Service...

We will continue to monitor the stability of this line. NOAA 
Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 operating on a 
frequency of 162.475 MHz is back in service.

11/23: KIH-57 is once again offline and will have intermittent issues.

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
520 PM CST Tue Nov 23 2021

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Remains Off 
The Air At Times...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 operating on a
frequency of 162.475 MHz continues to be intermittently off the 
air at times. Technicians are continuing to work to resolve the 
issue with the Florence transmitter and hope to have it back in
service as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience 
this outage may have caused.

11/15: KIH-57 has been restored to service.

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
456 PM CST Mon Nov 15 2021

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Is Back In
Service...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 operating on a
frequency of 162.475 MHz is back in service.

An update on 11/13 from NWS Huntsville:

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
1138 PM CST Sat Nov 13 2021

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Will Be Off 
The Air At Times Until Further Notice...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 in Florence, 
operating on a frequency of 162.475 MHz, will be off the air at 
times until further notice. Technicians are aware of the outage 
and are working to restore the broadcast. We hope to have this 
issue resolved as soon as possible. We apologize for any 
inconvenience this outage may have caused.

KIH-57 is once again offline.

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
813 PM CST Wed Nov 10 2021

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Will Be Off
The Air Until Further Notice...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 operating on a
frequency of 162.475 MHz will be off the air until further
notice.

Station KIH-57 was reportedly back on the air Wednesday morning.

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
858 AM CDT Wed Nov 3 2021

...Florence AL NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Is Back In
Service...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57, Florence, 
operating on a frequency of 162.475 MHz is back in service. We 
apologize for any inconvenience this outage may have caused. 

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
752 AM CDT Sat Oct 30 2021

...Florence NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Station Off The Air 
Until Further Notice...

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitter KIH-57 operating on a
frequency of 162.475 MHz is off the air due to a phone line issue.
We will keep you posted on progress of restoral.

View the latest statement

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