WXK25

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WXK25
Noaa all hazards.svg
City El Paso, Texas
Broadcast area El Paso metropolitan area
Branding NOAA Weather Radio
Slogan The Voice Of The National Weather Service
Frequency 162.475 MHz
First air date 1980
Format Weather/Civil Emergency
Language(s) English
Power 100 Watts
Class C
Owner NOAA/National Weather Service
Website www.srh.noaa.gov/epz

WXK25 (also known as El Paso English All Hazards) is a NOAA Weather Radio station that serves the El Paso metropolitan area and surrounding cities. It is programmed from the National Weather Service forecast office in Santa Teresa, New Mexico with its transmitter located on Franklin Mountain in El Paso, Texas. It broadcasts weather and hazard information in English for El Paso & Hudspeth counties in Texas and Doña Ana & Otero Counties in New Mexico.

El Paso was the largest city in the United States without a NOAA Weather Radio transmitter, which first made its debut in 1980. Originally broadcasting on 162.55 MHz, its frequency was moved to 162.475 MHz by 1981.

See also[edit]

  • WNG652 (Spanish Weather format)

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