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NOAA Weather Radio Station - WNG736
Noaa all hazards.svg
City Washington, DC
Broadcast area Washington metropolitan area
Branding NOAA All Hazards Radio
Slogan The Voice Of The National Weather Service
Frequency 162.450 MHz
Format Weather/Civil Emergency
Language(s) English
Power 300 Watts
Class C
Owner NOAA/National Weather Service
Website www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx

WNG736 (sometimes referred to as Washington DC All-Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves Washington, DC and its immediate metropolitan area. Its signal can be reliably heard in the entirety of the District of Columbia, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Prince George's County, Maryland, and Montgomery County, Maryland. Additionally, the signal covers most of Fairfax County, Virginia, southeastern Loudoun County, Virginia, southern Howard County, Maryland, and northern Charles County, Maryland.

Locations north and east of the District may get a better signal from KEC83 in Baltimore, while those living to the west and south may find the same for KHB36 in Manassas. Both stations operate with 1000 watts of power, while WNG736 only uses 300 watts.

County Coverage for WNG736 (SAME/FIPS Codes)[edit]

  • District of Columbia, DC - 011001
  • Anne Arundel, MD - 024003
  • Charles, MD - 024017
  • Howard, MD - 024027
  • Montgomery, MD - 024031
  • Prince George's, MD - 024033
  • Arlington, VA - 051013
  • Fairfax, VA - 051059
  • Loudoun, VA - 051107

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