Radio (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information
direct from a nearby National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts National Weather Service
warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day. Working with the Federal
Communication Commission's FCC) Emergency Alert System, NWR is an "all hazards" radio
network, making it your single source for comprehensive weather and local emergency information. NWR
also broadcasts warning and post-event information for all types of hazards--both natural (such as
earthquakes and volcano activity)and environmental (such as chemical releases or oil spills).
Known as the "Voice of the National Weather Service," NWR is provided as a public service
by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), part of the Department of Commerce.
NWR includes 1000 transmitters, covering all 50
states, adjacent coastal waters, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific
Territories. NWR broadcasts on the Very High Frequency (VHF) band and requires a special radio
receiver or scanner capable of picking up the signal. Receivers can be bought at many department, or
electronic specialty stores.
The Binghamton Weather Service office provides weather forecast and warning broadcasts for 13 NOAA
All-Hazard Radio transmitters across central New York and northeast Pennsylvania. Please browse the
links provided on this web site for more information. If you have any questions or comments about
the local NWR program, please contact David Nicosia via e-mail email@example.com, or by phone at 607-729-1597 x
Check your radio every Wednesday between 11 a.m. and noon during our live
SAME/Tone alert test!