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Posted on: October 27, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Warning Siren Maintenance and Testing

9 outdoor warning sirens in Apple Valley will be replaced during the week of October 31st. After each radio receiver is replaced the individual siren will be sounded for a few seconds to insure that it is working properly.

The Federal Communications Commission has mandated that by January 1, 2013 all radio receivers and transmitters in the nation be capable of operating on a more narrow frequency band. Radio receivers in all outdoor warning sirens in Dakota County must be replaced. This will be done at each of the 9 outdoor warning sirens in Apple Valley during the week of October 31st. After each radio receiver is replaced the individual siren will be sounded for a few seconds to insure that it is working properly. If you have questions, please contact the Apple Valley Police Department at 953-2700.

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