Wow, thanks for the news concerning this app.  When I tried it about a
month ago, I felt it was not very accessible.  Will try again though.

On 4/13/18, 'Ray T. Mahorney' via VIPhone <viphone@googlegroups.com> wrote:
> one of the functions of location tracking should be that the station closest
> to you would be higher on the list. For example, I am in close proximity to
> CAK so the first station I should see is KDO94 If I were closer to CLE, I
> should see that station first.
>
> From: Bill Outman
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2018 05:10
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> Subject: RE: NOAA weather radio app
>
> I thought I saw something about location tracking in the app someplace, I’m
> not sure.  It never asked me when I installed it to track my location.  Not
> sure what good it would do since the station selection is good, at least one
> station in every state and D. C. and Puerto plus some Canadian provinces,
> but isn’t exhaustive.  If it did track location you might be able to set up
> automatic alerts of warnings, and there are other ways of getting those.
>
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> Hope this info is of some value.
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> Bill Outman
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> From: 'Ray T. Mahorney' via VIPhone [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2018 2:21 AM
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: NOAA weather radio app
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> I’m surprised that does not appear to use location tracking.
>
>
>
> From: Bill Outman
>
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2018 01:58
>
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
>
> Subject: RE: NOAA weather radio app
>
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>
> I am running this app with an iPhone 5S with iOS 10; that is all about to be
> upgraded at some point soon.  So I can’t speak to if it even works in
> version 11.
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> Most of the buttons and tabs seem to speak.  I usually use the radio tab and
> swipe over to the list of states and provinces, which will list the
> available stations.  I can enter a state, such as Florida, where I happen to
> live, and go through the list of stations and double tap the button for the
> staion I want, for example Daytona Beach, which is my local station.  It
> doesn’t have every station in the system, but it does  have quite a
> selection.  Sometimes you have to be aware of where the station might be
> located, for example, if you were looking for Cincinnati, you would not find
> it in Ohio since the station is over the river in Covington, Kentucky, so it
> is in that list.  I discovered that when I was chedcking weather for the
> Cubs vs. Reds baseball series last week.
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> When you open a station it should automatically play, and then you can swipe
> right over to pause to stop the broadcast when you are done, which is
> announced.
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> I had originally found this app through ViA, which was an accessible app
> guide app from the Braill Institute of Los Angeles which I used to have on
> my phone.  I took ViA off my phone as it was taking up a small amount of
> space, I wasn’t really using it any more and I was unsure it it would
> survive transitioning to iOS 11.  So it seems to be a handy app to have
> around; I hope it survives the upgrade.
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> Bill Outman
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> From: 'Ray T. Mahorney' via VIPhone [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2018 1:38 AM
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> Subject: NOAA weather radio app
>
>
>
> what if any experience have any of you had with this app from the VO
> accessibility perspective?
> Ray T. Mahorney
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