Reliance Weather Radio Station Off-line For Transmitter Replacement

The NOAA Weather Radio at Reliance will be off the air today. Scott Doering at the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says the Weather Service has had issues with the Reliance transmitter most of the summer…

Doering says the outage should affect areas along Interstate 90 and south of Pierre…

The transmitter switch-out is coming at one of the best possible times for the Weather Service…

Doering says while the risk of summertime style severe weather is extremely low, folks will need their weather radios ready as the winter weather season approaches. The Reliance transmitter operates on a frequency of 162-point-525 megahertz. The transmitter should be off line through the day today.