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    Weather Radio question

    I just bought a Midland WR-300 weather radio and I'm confused on something.

    I entered the code for polk county
    019153
    But I thought there was a way to only receive specific alerts. For example, I thought I could make it so I only heard tornado warnings? Is this possible. I've read through the book but I don't see anything even though people on Amazon say this is a feature.



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    Re: Weather Radio question

    Never mind. I figured it out.



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    Re: Weather Radio question

    I believe this is what you need to do.

    Defeat Siren Alert Option
    To choose message types to be silenced press the MENU key and
    the up or down arrow keys to find “DEFEAT SIREN” displayed.
    Press SELECT key and use up or down arrow keys to find the
    event type you wish to silence. Press the left or right arrow key to
    change the status of the event. The status is shown by the
    “ALERT ENABLE” or “ALERT DISABLE” icons at the bottom
    of the display. Press the up or down key to find another event
    type or press MENU key to exit this function.
    Page 29 on this link. (Table of stuff begins on page 24, seems you can turn just about everything we will see in Iowa off, except Tornado Warnings, which obviously you don't want to do anyway)
    WR-300 Owner's Guide





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    Re: Weather Radio question

    Quote Originally Posted by FDWxMan View Post
    I believe this is what you need to do.



    Page 29 on this link. (Table of stuff begins on page 24, seems you can turn just about everything we will see in Iowa off, except Tornado Warnings, which obviously you don't want to do anyway)
    WR-300 Owner's Guide

    Thank you. I found it shorty after I posted this message. I'm going to leave Iceberg warning on just in case.



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    Re: Weather Radio question

    Being serious I think I will leave on the boil water and biological hazard message.



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    Re: Weather Radio question

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Being serious I think I will leave on the boil water and biological hazard message.
    Considering the 500 year floods have been seemingly occuring every 3.5 years - that may be a good idea....



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    Re: Weather Radio question

    I got this weather radio last spring and I swear the Flood warning went off every ten minutes last summer. Might be a good idea to turn that off



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    Re: Weather Radio question

    I have this radio as well. It's one of the better ones out there.

    Living in the CR area, I heard two alert types in the middle of the night last summer that I thought I'd never hear: Civil Emergency Message and Immediate Evacuation Warning.



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