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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A.
 
CALL SIGN      FREQUENCIES       TIMES (UTC)     EMISSION     POWER
NMF            4235   kHz     0230z-1039           F3C        4 KW
               6340.5 kHz     ALL BROADCAST TIMES  F3C        4 KW
               9110   kHz     ALL BROADCAST TIMES  F3C        4 KW
              12750   kHz     1400z-2239           F3C        4 KW
 

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TRANS TIME  CONTENTS OF TRANSMISSION                RPM/IOC   VALID MAP
                                                              TIME AREA
0230/1400  TEST PATTERN                             120/576
0233/----  PRELIMINARY SURFACE ANALYSIS             120/576   0000    1
0243/1405  BROADCAST SCHEDULE (PART 1)              120/576
0254/1420  BROADCAST SCHEDULE (PART 2)              120/576
0305/1433  REQUEST FOR COMMENTS                     120/576
----/1443  PRODUCT NOTICE BULLETIN                  120/576
----/1453  PRELIMINARY SURFACE ANALYSIS             120/576   1200    1
----/1503  SATELLITE IMAGE                          120/576   1200    5
0315/1515  WIND/WAVE ANALYSIS                       120/576   00/12   8
0325/1525  SURFACE ANALYSIS (PART 1 NE ATLANTIC)    120/576   00/12   2
0338/1538  SURFACE ANALYSIS (PART 2 NW ATLANTIC)    120/576   00/12   3
0351/----  SATELLITE IMAGE                          120/576   0000    5
----/1600  ICE CHART (REBROADCAST)             120/576   LATEST
----/1720  TEST PATTERN                             120/576
0402/1723  (REBROADCAST OF 0325/1525)               120/576   00/12   2
0415/1736  (REBROADCAST OF 0338/1538)               120/576   00/12   3
0428/1749  500MB ANALYSIS                           120/576   00/12   4
----/1759  SEA STATE ANALYSIS                       120/576   1200    4

0438/----  ICE CHART (REBROADCAST)                  120/576   2100

----/1810  SPARE OR EXPERIMENTAL                    120/576   ????    ?

0452/1824  CYCLONE DANGER AREA* or HIGH WIND/WAVES  120/576   03/15   7 
0745/1900  TEST PATTERN                             120/576
0755/----  PRELIMINARY SURFACE ANALYSIS             120/576   0600    1
0805/1905  24HR SURFACE FORECAST                    120/576   00/12   8
0815/1915  24HR WIND/WAVE FORECAST                  120/576   00/12   8
0825/1925  24HR 500MB FORECAST                      120/576   00/12   4
0835/1935  36HR 500MB FORECAST                      120/576   12/00   4
0845/1945  48HR 500MB FORECAST                      120/576   00/12   4
0855/1955  48HR SURFACE FORECAST                    120/576   00/12   4
0905/2005  48HR WIND/WAVE FORECAST                  120/576   00/12   4
0915/2015  48HR WAVE PERIOD FORECAST                120/576   00/12   4
----/2025  PRELIMINARY SURFACE ANALYSIS             120/576   1800    1
----/2035  96 HR 500MB FORECAST                     120/576   1200    4
----/2045  96 HR SURFACE FORECAST                   120/576   1200    4
----/2055  96 HR WIND/WAVE FORECAST                 120/576   1200    4
----/2105  96 HR WAVE PERIOD FORECAST               120/576   1200    4
----/2115  (REBROADCAST OF 2045)                    120/576   1200    4
0925/2125  SURFACE ANALYSIS (PART 1 NE ATLANTIC)    120/576   06/18   2
0938/2138  SURFACE ANALYSIS (PART 2 NW ATLANTIC)    120/576   06/18   3
0951/2151  SATELLITE IMAGE                          120/576   06/18   6
1002/2202  (REBROADCAST OF 0925/2125)               120/576   06/18   2
1015/2215  (REBROADCAST OF 0938/2138)               120/576   06/18   3
1028/2228  CYCLONE DANGER AREA* or HIGH WIND/WAVES  120/576   09/21   7 

1039/2239  REBROADCAST/N American Ice Service Chart 120/576   21/21

 
* Tropical Cyclone Danger Area chart replaced by 48HR High Wind/Wave Warning 
chart Dec 01 - May 14 Valid times 00z,06z,12z and 18z, Map area 05N-40N, 35W-100W
 
 
MAP AREAS  1. 28N-52N, 45W-85W      2. 18N-65N, 10E-45W
           3. 18N-65N, 40W-95W      4. 18N-65N, 10E-95W
           5. 20N-55N, 55W-95W      6.  EQ-60N, 40W-130W
           7. 05N-60N,  0W-100W     8. 22N-51N, 40W-98W
 

NOTES: 1. CARRIER FREQUENCY IS 1.9 kHz BELOW THE ASSIGNED FREQUENCY

        

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE/NOAA     COMMANDING OFFICER       

MARINE FORECAST BRANCH W/NP41     USCG CAMSLANT

5830 UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CT       4720 DOUGLAS A. MUNRO RD.

COLLEGE PARK, MD 20740            CHESAPEAKE, VA 23322-2598

PHONE: (301) 683-1497             (800) 742-8519  (757)421-6240

FAX:   (301) 683-1545             camslantcwo@uscg.mil

EMAIL: Anthony.Siebers@noaa.gov   
 
Tropical cyclone charts also broadcast from New Orleans, LA
 
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http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/home.htm      NWS Marine Page

cell.weather.gov                                Cellphone Page

mobile.weather.gov                              Mobile Page

 

(Schedule effective Feb 01, 2012   Information dated Mar 27, 2013)

 
 

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