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Enquiring mind

11/11/2010 2:13:41 PM
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KX96 off air (Thursday)?

Is KX-96 off the air? anyone else unable to get it to come in?

Edited by Admin, 2010-11-12 08:20:28. Reason: Day-after title change

 
 
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Adam

11/11/2010 2:27:28 PM
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Mar 2005
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Kx the farm

Noticed the same on 101.1. Maybe something weather-related?  
I know we have a few folks that work at either station that follow this site. If you're reading and have more info that you can share, please feel free to post or send me a note through the contact link at the top of any page in the site.

Meshuu

11/11/2010 2:34:43 PM
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Apr 2007
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on the kx96 website

KX96 Off the air till at least 2:30pm  
Posted By: Frank McGwire fmcgwire@astral.com ยท 11/11/2010 11:49:00 AM  
Oh the irony of it all!  
 
You may have noticed KX96 and our sister station 101.1 FM the Farm are a little staticy this morning. In short, we're off the air.  
 
Here's a the play by play of how it all went down. (Literally!!!)  
At 10:30 this morning the KX96 off air alarm sounded. Upon arriving at the scene I called our engineers to see if it was a transmitter tower issue. Nope, well... not exactly. It was a power issue. We were notified by MB. Hydro that a car had skidded into one of the main Hydro power poles that was hooked up to our Transmitter tower. After years and years of saying "please drive with care and caution during the change of the seasons especially when icy conditions arrive" I arrive at work to tackle this problem while we are off the air.  
 
The latest from Manitoba Hydro is that we should be back on the air by 2:30pm today. If you need me I'll be sipping on a nice hot cup of irony here in the studio... ;-}  
 
All the best,  
 
 
 
 
Frank McGwire

ken

11/11/2010 2:34:59 PM
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kx 96 off

101.1 the farm is off too. they use the same brodcast tower

wheels1

11/11/2010 3:05:12 PM
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Oct 2010
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uhhhhh yeah

Frank just said that in his post just before yours

BH

11/11/2010 3:07:48 PM
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Mar 2008
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uhhhh yeah

take a look at the times posted, they were 16 seconds apart.

FARM Morning Show

11/11/2010 4:10:31 PM
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Jun 2010
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KX96 and 101.1the FARM Back soon

Hello. Wanted to let thoese who have been asking and emailing about our stations today. Hydro has said that we will be back up between 5 and 6. Thanks for your patience.  
 
Tim Black  
Brand Director  
Astral Radio

Adam

11/11/2010 4:18:34 PM
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Mar 2005
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Online?

I'm not on a computer right now where I can test this, but guessing that the online feeds are still a go?  
 
Edit: maybe not, getting dead air with the iPhone app. Thanks for the updates.. I'm sure all will be back to normal soon  
 
Edited by Adam, 2010-11-11 16:23:34

roger123

11/12/2010 6:42:48 AM
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Mar 2010
Total posts:15
10:30

Weird how they went off the air at exactly 10:30 I immediately thought this was a moment of silence because of remembrance day.


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