Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Theft of radio tower copper wiring takes Houston Pacifica station off the air

6/29,Copper thieves have knocked a local radio station off the air for most of its listeners. KPFT, or 90.1 on the FM dial, has been off the air since Sunday. The station's general manager says
  • copper thieves broke into the station's transmission tower in northwest Harris County around midnight Sunday. They cut and stole wiring vital to the station's ability to broadcast.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident...The station is still broadcasting in Galveston on FM 89.5 and available through a live stream at www.kpft.org."...
  • via RadioDailyNews

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