KXI75

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KXI75
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City of license Blue Ridge, Georgia
Broadcast area North Georgia mountains
Branding NOAA Weather Radio
Slogan The voice of the National Weather Service
Frequency 162.475 MHz
Format Weather/Civil Emergency
Language(s) English
ERP 300 watts
Transmitter coordinates
Affiliations NWSFO Peachtree City
Owner NOAA/National Weather Service
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/ffc

KXI75 is an older NOAA Weather Radio station that serves parts of the north Georgia mountains with 300 watts on 162.475 MHz from a location near Blue Ridge, Georgia. It is programmed from NWSFO Peachtree City, the National Weather Service forecast office at Falcon Field airport in Peachtree City, originally at Hartsfield International Airport (now Hartsfield-Jackson) in Atlanta. It is now simulcast on newer station KXI22 located atop Brasstown Bald near Young Harris, Georgia, and the two cover much of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the far north-central part of the state.

KXI75 broadcasts weather and hazard information for the following counties: Fannin and Gilmer in north-central Georgia, Cherokee in western North Carolina, and Polk in southeast Tennessee. In addition to Fannin, other counties are mainly serviced by KXI22: Lumpkin, Towns, Union, and White in northeast Georgia, and Clay in North Carolina, respectively. Warnings for Clay are issued by NWSFO Greer (Greenville/Spartanburg), and for Cherokee and Polk by NWSFO Morristown (Knoxville).

The automated system uses only the standard male synthesized voice, except for the current time, which still uses the original robotic-sounding voice instead of the very natural one used by most NOAA/National Weather Service radio stations.

Hourly conditions are given for Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, Georgia, Atlanta, Rome, Dalton, Athens, and possibly others in Georgia; and Chattanooga, Knoxville, Asheville, Greenville/Spartanburg, and possibly others in surrounding states.

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