April 24 2014
Test showing weather radios being activated due to the wisconsin statewide tornado drill on Thursday April 24 2014.
"THE TEST TORNADO WATCH WILL BE ISSUED FOR ALL OF WISCONSIN AT 1 PM CDT TODAY. THE TEST TORNADO WARNING WILL BE ISSUED FOR ALL OF WISCONSIN AT 145 PM CDT TODAY. THE TEST TORNADO WATCH AND TEST TORNADO WARNING DRILL WILL CONCLUDE AT 2 PM CDT" - NWS Milwaukee / Sullivan
Radios in the video include:
Oregon Scientific WR102N
GE 7-4845AAcu-Rite 8550RX
Even though the OS has a broken antenna (happened sometime almost 10yrs ago, the radio still works but didnt activate) The Acurite activated as expected, and the GE activated its alarm but requires a manual push of the weather button to hear full announcement.