[A-DX] SWRG#85-A / NWS Dropping High Seas and Storm Warnings on, WWV/WWVH

Sa Feb 2 09:03:01 CET 2019

storyboard SWRG#85-A:

".....National Weather Service Dropping High Seas and Storm Warnings on

30 January 2019

The National Weather Service (NWS) is discontinuing its high seas
and storm warnings transmitted via National Institute of Science
and Technology (NIST) WWV/WWVH time and frequency-standard HF
transmissions, starting January 31 at 1800 UTC. The NWS warnings
are aimed at the Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific.....
.......The NWS said other sources of marine weather information, high
seas alerts, and detailed forecasts are available over satellite,
telephone, the internet, marine fax, radio fax, and VHF radio.
The NWS, US Coast Guard, and US Navy provide multiple
dissemination methods for storm positioning, high sea areas,
observations, forecasts, outlooks, and warnings for both coastal
and oceanic marine zones near the US, all through a variety of
technologies, including NAVTEX and the Global Maritime Distress
and Safety System (GMDSS).


Kim: WWV in Colorado transmits on 2500, 5000, 10000, 15000,
20000, and 25000 kHz. WWVH in Hawaii transmits on 2500, 5000,
10000, and 15000 kHz...................."