What is SAME technology?

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I want to localize my emergency broadcasts. Can I do that?

What is SAME technology?

Many emergency alert weather radios now utilize S.A.M.E. digital technology that allows you to localize emergency broadcasts. Weather radios featuring S.A.M.E. (Specific Area Message Encoding) receive the same warnings and broadcasts as regular NOAA radios but also allow you to program it with a six-digit code to adjust reception to monitor only specific counties rather than an entire regional broadcast area.

   

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