The Andallan Broadcasting Network, or simply ABN, is the largest commercial broadcast television and radio network in Andalla. Its main office is located at the ABN Broadcasting Center at Erik S. Dahlsen Avenue (ESDA) corner Olsen Avenue while its primary transmitter, the Millennium Tower, is located in Byd. Haugvange.
The ABN broadcasts primarily through its flagship television channel DSEA-TV (better known as Commonwealth TV or CTV), as well as through its flagship AM radio station DZMB-AM (Radio Andska 630). The ABN is best-known for its nationwide evening news program, Andalla Today, and its noontime variety program, Middandska, both of which are simulcast on CTV and Radio Andska 630.
ABN programs are also broadcast internationally with Andska TV, a subscription-based cable and satellite television channel with approximately 1.8 million subscribers worldwide. Andska TV is based in Porto Libertad, @Sunset Sea Islands, with major offices located in other countries with a significant Andallan diaspora.
The ABN maintains an online presence through its main website, abn.com. AT Online (news.at.net), a standalone news website affiliated with Andalla Today, serves as the ABN's primary news outlet alongside Andalla Today.
The Oriental Meteorological, Atmospherical and Hydrological Administration, abbreviated as OMAHA, is a joint meteorological organization between several nations in the vicinity of the Oriental Ocean. Formally established by the Waipahu Accord on the 28th of August 2017, founding members included @Andalla, the @Sunset Sea Islands and @Kualoa. OMAHA was established to provide its member states with a quick and reliable source for weather reports, usually regarding tropical cyclones. Though OMAHA does not hold national status within any nation, it represents a partnership between the national meteorological agencies of its member states, and is recognized as the foremost authority on weather information within the vicinity of the Thalassan and Southern Oriental Oceans.
OMAHA officially monitors tropical cyclones and weather disturbances that occur within an area of nearly 60 million square kilometers, bound by the following coordinates:
45°S 105°E 20°S 105°E 20°S 150°E 20°N 180°W 20°N 120°W 20°S 120°W 20°S 180°E 45°S 180°E TROPICAL DEPRESSION, ten-minute sustained winds of up to 63 km/h (34 knots)
TROPICAL STORM, ten-minute sustained winds of 63-88 km/h (34-48 knots)
SEVERE TROPICAL STORM, ten-minute sustained winds of 89-118 km/h (48-64 knots)
TYPHOON, ten-minute sustained winds of 118-220 km/h (64-119 knots)
SUPER TYPHOON, ten-minute sustained winds of 220 km/h (119 knots) and up.