Time: Radio Is Haiti's Lifeline
January 25, 2010 at 4:18 AM (PT)
TIME MAGAZINE writes this week about what they call "the little station that could," when describing the incredible story of SIGNAL FM/HAITI.
TIME writes, "In HAITI's devastation and upheaval since the JANUARY 12th earthquake there has been one constant: the sound of SIGNAL FM, the only radio station in the country that remained on the air after the quake hit, broadcasting through the following tumultuous days. 'I cannot tell you how this happened, but our antennae did not fall down,' the station manager MARIO VIAU told TIME by phone on FRIDAY. 'We stayed here and just kept going.' With telephone and electricity lines down, and fuel scarce, SIGNAL FM has been a lifeline for Haitians."
Read the full story here.
SIGNAL FM's website, which is in French, is www.signalfmhaiti.com, where there is a "listen live" link.