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NWS Norton

#1 Post by ecps92 » 15 Mar 2018 13:17

Since this involves MA, RI and CT - posting it in the Rest of the World

...New Phone Numbers for National Weather Service Boston/Norton
Offices after the move on Tuesday, March 20...

The National Weather Service (NWS) Southern New England Weather
Forecast Office (WFO) and the Northeast River Forecast Center
(NERFC) will be moving to our new building on Tuesday, March 20.
The new office is located at 46 Commerce Way in the Norton Commerce
Park in Norton, MA. The radar will remain at the existing location
in Taunton, MA.

The new main phone number for WFO Boston/Norton will be


Recorded forecasts will be available on


The new main phone number for NERFC Boston/Norton will be


NWS forecast products and most services will be uninterrupted,
since during the move, WFO forecasters will be temporarily
relocating to the Gray, Maine Forecast Office and NERFC forecasters
will be temporarily relocating to NWS Eastern Region Headquarters
in Bohemia, New York.

If there is significant weather, Public Information Statements
listing spotter reports of snowfall, wind gusts, etc. may be limited
to only a few representative reports - far fewer than normal.

Six NOAA Weather Radio transmitters will be temporarily off the air
for up to a couple of days during the move to the new facility.
These include:

Johnston, RI transmitter......WXJ39....162.400 MHz
Gloucester, MA transmitter....WNG574...162.425 MHz
Blue Hill, MA transmitter.....KHB35....162.475 MHz
Somers, CT transmitter........WXJ41....162.475 MHz
Hyannis, MA transmitter.......KEC73....162.550 MHz
Paxton, MA transmitter........WXL93....162.550 MHz

If you have any questions, please feel free to email
glenn.field@noaa.gov .

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#2 Post by ecps92 » 29 Mar 2018 07:20

NOUS41 KBOX 281900

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
300 PM EDT Wed Mar 28 2018


Technicians are still working on resolving communications issues
associated with NOAA Weather Radio from last week's office move.

The following transmitters have returned to service:

Somers, CT transmitter........WXJ41.....162.475 MHz
Paxton, MA transmitter........WXL93.....162.550 MHz

The following transmitters remain off the air:

Johnston, RI transmitter......WXJ39.....162.400 MHz
Gloucester, MA transmitter....WNG574....162.425 MHz
Blue Hill, MA transmitter.....KHB35.....162.475 MHz
Hyannis, MA transmitter.......KEC73.....162.550 MHz

Recorded forecasts are available by calling 508-622-3281.

We will provide updated information as it becomes available.


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#3 Post by ScanBoston » 30 Mar 2018 16:40

On Thursday I had to race up to Great Blue as we lost a T1 and I found a Verizon person working on a new circuit for NOAA so I don't think it will be long. She had accidentally bumped are jack and evidently our tab was not locked well. The NOAA transmitter was still off.

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#4 Post by jeffkett » 03 Apr 2018 20:26

The "Cape" broadcast 162.550 is/was coming off of Otis . Does this mean it is now being moved to Hyannis. Doesn't make much sense as I believe Hyannis proper is to be a lower overall elevation. Unless they put it up on one of the monster towers along RT 6?

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#5 Post by ecps92 » 04 Apr 2018 10:28

Blue Hill was restored on Mon or Tue

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#6 Post by kenny » 04 Apr 2018 12:44

The Hyannis Transmitter name is broadcasted from Otis (Camp Edwards)

Hyannis Camp Edwards MA KEC73 162.550 7

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Re: NWS Norton

#7 Post by garys » 05 Apr 2018 13:33

Blue Hills is back on the air this morning. At least 162.475 was blasting in on my Yaesu mobile.

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