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It is important that you have on hand all of the basic supplies you will need to survive.Weather station, Rain gauge and Weather Radio You should have enough of these supplies to be able to sustain yourself for at least three days, since it may be a while before you can evacuate safely or before help can reach you. A sample emergency kit might look like this:




  • Water, a gallon per person per day. Also, it is helpful to have some means of filtering/purifying water, in case you run out
  • Food, non-perishable (cans, protein bars- whatever won’t go bad)
  • Battery-powered radio and weather station with extra batteries (or you can buy one of these)
  • NOAA weather radio and weather station with extra batteries (or, one of these will do the trick)
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle and signal mirror to signal for help
  • Surgical masks for breathing contaminated air
  • Plastic sheeting for building temporary shelters
  • Duct tape
  • Garbage bags and moist wipes for personal sanitation
  • A good multitool with pliers in case you have to turn off utilities like gas
  • A can opener
  • Local maps
  • Cell phone with charger/extra battery.
  • An extra supply of any prescription medications you may have
  • An analgesic such as Tylenol
  • Bedding such as sleeping bags
  • An extra change of clothes, including sturdy shoes
  • A waterproof means of starting a fire (waterproof matches, stormproof lighter, etc)


Site Name Transmitter Name Call Sign Frequency Power WFO
Forest City Hancock KJY63 162.500 300 Johnston, IA
Delaware Delaware County KJY64 162.450 300 Davenport, IA
Storm Lake Lakeside KWN47 162.450 300 Sioux Falls, SD
Sanborn Sanborn KWN48 162.525 300 Sioux Falls, SD
Decorah Decorah KXI60 162.525 300 La Crosse, WI
Montezuma Montezuma KXI62 162.450 300 Johnston, IA
Lenox Lenox KXI65 162.450 300 Johnston, IA
St. Ansgar Kirkwood & 420th KXI68 162.450 1000 La Crosse, WI
Marshalltown Marshalltown KXI98 162.500 300 Johnston, IA
Essex Essex KZZ50 162.550 300 Valley, NE
Carroll Carroll KZZ51 162.425 1000 Johnston, IA
Hancock/Pottawattam Hancock KZZ52 162.525 1000 Valley, NE
Van Wert Osceola KZZ68 162.475 300 Johnston, IA
Milford Milford KZZ80 162.550 300 Sioux Falls, SD
Maquoketa Jackson KZZ83 162.425 300 Davenport, IA
Iowa Falls Hampton WNG666 162.525 300 Johnston, IA
Denison Denison WNG668 162.550 300 Johnston, IA
Ringsted Emmet County WNG688 162.475 300 Johnston, IA
Ottumwa Wapello County WNG730 162.500 300 Johnston, IA
Fort Dodge Fort Dodge WXK84 162.400 300 Johnston, IA
Des Moines Johnston WXL57 162.550 1000 Johnston, IA
Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids WXL61 162.475 1000 Davenport, IA
Sioux City Lawton WXL62 162.475 1000 Sioux Falls, SD
Waterloo Bremer WXL94 162.550 1000 Johnston, IA
Burlington Burlington WXN83 162.525 300 Davenport, IA
Fairfield Fairfield WXN85 162.400 300 Davenport, IA
Lake Rathbun Lake Rathbun WXN91 162.425 300 Johnston, IA