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County Coverage for WXL42 Virginia Back to US Map

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Transmitter Details
Call SignPowerFrequencyStatus
WXL421000 W162.400 MHzNORMAL

County Coverage for WXL42

StateCountySAMECounty Coverage
NCAlamance037001 
NCAlexander037003 
NCAlleghany037005 
NCCaswell037033 
NCDavidson037057 
NCDavie037059 
NCForsyth037067 
NCGuilford037081 
NCIredell037097 
NCRandolph037151 
NCRockingham037157 
NCRowan037159 
NCStokes037169 
NCSurry037171 
NCWilkes037193 
NCYadkin037197 
VACarroll051035S
VADanville (city)051590 
VAGalax (city)051640 
VAGrayson051077SE
VAHenry051089 
VAMartinsville (city)051690 
VAPatrick051141 
VAPittsylvania051143SW


Coverage Map Notes
The coverage statistics and maps are calculated using a computer model and station data assuming ideal conditions.
Coverage may be 5 to 10 percent below the computer predicted coverage for the following reasons:
  • The computer model is sensitive to antenna performance. Antenna performance is a function of local conditions, causing signals to be stronger signal level in some directions than others.
  • Most NWR stations are at existing antenna towers, provided at little or no cost.
  • Placement of NWR antennas is dictated by the tower owner, which may result in a less than ideal set up.
  • The antenna may be affected by nearby structures or bodies of water.
  • In some special instances, the antenna may have been intentionally adjusted to be "directional" and provide better coverage to a specific area to the detriment of other areas.
  • Most of the stations employ equipment technology more than 20 years old. Because of variations in local site conditions, the performance of an individual transmitter and antenna may be less than predicted or expected.
  • Seasonal environmental conditions, such as icing or heavy rain, affect performance of a transmitter station and its various components, particularly those subject to continuous weather exposure.
  • The coverage maps are shown in a single color format, which relates to an estimated signal level.
    • White: Signal level of greater than 18dBuV: Reliable coverage

  • The county or counties that are marked with hash markings will receive alert tones from the transmitter. If your receiver is capable you can program the device to alert you when the transmitter sends alert messages. Use the SAME code listed in the county coverage to program your receiver for the county or counties to receive alerts.


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Last Updated: August 22, 2011