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WBOI-FM transmitter damaged from power spikes.

On 3/19, there were a number of power outages across Allen County, Indiana and a transformer on the power line that supplies electricity to free-form WBOI-FM Ft. Wayne blew out, according to a Journal-Gazette story. It is an NPR member station, O&O'd by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, a non-profit. The station has studios and a 600-foot transmitter tower in Fort Wayne's Centennial Park. Effective radiated power is 34,000 watts, covering northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio, and extreme southern Michigan.

The station said transmitter for the public radio station on 89.1 FM was damaged:

"Due to these damages we are currently broadcasting at limited power," the station said. It apologized to those experience "signal issues."

President and General Manager Peter Dominowski told the paper that the station does not yet know how long it will take for the situation to be resolved.

Co-owned Classical WBNI-FM, might experience some outages during repairs, the station said.

See the Journal-Gazette story here

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Publication:Radio and Television Business Report (RBR+TVBR)
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Date:Mar 21, 2014
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