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How to Program your Midland All Hazards Weather Alert Radio

You will need the following

  • Midland All Hazards Weather Alert Radio
  • 3 AA batteries
  • A/C power adaptor

Put your three double AA batteries in the back of the weather radio.

Wait for the radio to turn on.  When the time 12:00AM appears your radio is ready to program. 

How to Program the Time

Push the menu key the word "TIME" will appear.

Push the select key and 12:00AM will appear. The 12 will be flashing. 

Change the hour by using the up arrow key or down arrow key on the radio. 

The clock is a 12 hour clock so you must move the hour to PM or AM. 

Continue to use arrow keys to reach the desired time.  When you have reached the correct hour, use the right arrow key on the radio to move to the minute. 

Repeat the process to get to the correct time.  When you are at the correct time hit the select key. The word "TIME" will appear on the screen. 

How to Program your SAME code

Next use your down arrow key to change the word on the screen to "SAME SET".

Push the select key button. 

If you want to program only one code use your up/down arrow keys to move to "SINGLE". Press the select key

OR

If you want to program multiple SAME codes use your up/down arrow keys to move to MULTIPLE. Press the select key.

 

Programming a single SAME code

If you want your weather radio to only be programmed for one parish's/county's SAME code push the down arrow again and hit select.  SAME 01 will appear on the screen.  Push your select key again.  000000  or -- --  -- --  -- --  -- -- will appear on the screen the first 0 will be flashing.  Using the SAME code for the parish/county you want to program you will need to use the arrow keys to move the number up or down to get to your desired number.  Once the first number is entered you will need to use the right arrow key to move to the next number.  Continue with the process until you have entered each number and hit "select" and then press "menu" twice. Use the down arrow key until you reach the word CHANNEL.  Push the select key twice to get out of the menu. 

Programming multiple SAME codes

If you want to program multiple SAME codes use your up/down arrow keys to move to MULTIPLE. Press the select key.

The word SAME 01 will appear on the screen.  Hit the select key again.

000000 or -- --  -- --  -- --  -- --  will appear on the screen. The first 0 or -- will be flashing.  Using the SAME code for the first parish/county to be programmed, you will need to use the up/down arrow keys to change the O or -- to reach the desired number.  Once the first number is entered you will need to use the right arrow key to move to the next 0 or --  and start the process over again. 

Continue until you have entered each number. Push the select key. The words SAME 01 will appear again. 

Push the up arrow key and the message will change to "SAME 02".  Push the select key. 000000 or -- --  -- --  -- --  -- -- will appear on the screen.  Enter the numbers like you just did for the second SAME code you want to program.

Continue this process until all codes have been entered.  Hit "select" and then press "menu" twice.  Next you will need to program the channel.  

ARK-LA-TEX PARISHES/COUNTIES SAME CODES

Caddo - 022017

Bossier - 022015

De Soto - 022031

Webster - 022119

Sabine - 022085

Red River - 022081

Bienville - 022013

Natchitoches - 022069

Claiborne - 022027

Columbia - 005027

Lafayette - 005073

Hempstead - 005057

Howard - 005061

Miller - 005091

Sevier - 005133

Little River - 005081

McCurtain - 040089

Bowie - 048037

Cass - 048067

Morris - 048343

Titus - 048449

Marion - 048315

Harrison - 048203

Panola - 048365

Shelby - 048419

To find more parishes/counties click on the link below, you will be leaving ksla.com.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/indexnw.htm

Programming the Correct Weather Channel on your Radio

Press the menu key. Use the down arrow key until you reach the word "CHANNEL".  Push the select key.

Using the arrow keys find the correct weather radio channel.  If you live close to the county line you might need to program an additional channel.  Please call the National Weather Service for which channel will work better for you. 256-890-8503.  When you have found your correct channel hit the select key. Then press the menu key.

Caddo - Channel 7

Bossier - Channel 1

De Soto - Channel 5 (near Natchitoches) or Channel 1 (near Shreveport)

Webster - Channel 1

Sabine - Channel 2 (near Burkeville, TX) or Channel 5 (near Natchitoches, LA)

Red River & Bienville - Channel 5 (near Natchitoches) or Channel 1 (near Shreveport)

Natchitoches - Channel 5

Claiborne - Channel 6 (near El Dorado, AR) or Channel 1 (near Shreveport, LA)

Columbia - Channel 6 (near El Dorado) or Channel 4 (near Gurdon) OR Channel 7 (near Texarkana)

Lafayette & Miller- Channel 7

Hempstead - Channel 4 (near Gurdon) or Channel 7 (near Texarkana)

Howard & Sevier & Little River- Channel 3 (near Broken Bow, OK) or Channel 7 (near Texarkana)

McCurtain - Channel 3 (near Broken Bow) or Channel 7 (near Texarkana, TX)

Bowie - Channel 7

Cass - Channel 1 (near Shreveport, LA) or Channel 2 (near Gilmer) OR Channel 6 (near Marietta) OR Channel 7 (near Texarkana)

Morris & Harrison- Channel 2

Titus - Channel 2 (near Gilmer) or Channel 7 (near Paris)

Marion - Channel 2 (near Gilmer) or Channel 1 (near Shreveport, LA)

Panola - Channel 6 (near Center) or Channel 1 (near Shreveport, LA)

Shelby - Channel 6

To find more parishes/counties click on the link below.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/indexnw.htm you will be leaving ksla.com.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Now that your radio has been programmed you need to plug it in to the wall.  The batteries are only in case you lose power.   Remember to change your batteries twice a year.  

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