Storms Continue To Batter Radio
January 26, 2010 at 4:20 AM (PT)
Rough weather continues to plague radio stations across the country, damaging facilities and knocking stations off the air.
In BISMARCK, ND, CONNOISSEUR MEDIA Adult Hits KKBO (105.9 BOB FM) was knocked off the air on SATURDAY when, according to the station's website, "a huge chunk of ice fell from the top of BOB's tower in ST. ANTHONY and crashed through the roof of the transmitter building. BOB is out there with a roll of duct tape working on repairing the damage." The station continues to stream online. The BISMARCK TRIBUNE reports that the crosstown CLEAR CHANNEL cluster is at reduced power due to ice and snow.
In WATERTOWN, SD, NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS is reporting that an 820-foot tower holding the antennas of THREE EAGLES County KSDR-F (KS93), Hot AC KIXX and Classic Hits KKSD (104.3 THE FOX)/WATERTOWN fell due to ice.