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Course Number: B2201 - NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER - Armstrong

Type of Course: In residence for 5.0 days at the NWSTC (plus 4 hours of prerequisite self-study)

Audience: ESAs, ETs.

Overview: The NWR class employs multiple instruction delivery mechanisms for cost efficient and effective learning

Objectives: To provide the electronic technician with the skills required to maintain the Armstrong Weather Radio transmitter at established National Weather Service Standards.

Content: The course consists of the theory of operation, circuit analysis and practical application of diagnostic techniques of the Armstrong 100, 300 and 1000 Watt transmitters. Use of the ROAMS (Remote Off Air Monitoring System), and the Armstrong interface software is covered.

Testing: There is a written test for the course.

Prerequisites: Prior to attending the residence course, the following should be completed:

Materials: All materials are provided. Printed manual distributed in class.


  • Michael Reddy

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