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Offline MDK2

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CKZU operating on reduced power
« on: November 02, 2016, 1707 UTC »
How reduced? I don't know. But according to the CBC (whom I contacted directly, with their response posted below), CKZU is still transmitting and will continue to transmit. Posting this because I think it's rumored that they're off the air, or will be going off soon.

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Hello,

CKZU is currently operating at reduced power while repairs are being done on the transmitter. CBC Vancouver has not confirmed how long this will take, but we will restore full signal output as soon as possible.

Thank you,

Kim
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Re: CKZU operating on reduced power
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2016, 0959 UTC »
They've been completely inaudible for the past year and a half, and they used to be audible daily (and on most nights) from my QTH in Washington state. So they must be running a couple watts or something really low like that.

Hopefully they'll get it back on the air in full power soon.
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Re: CKZU operating on reduced power
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2016, 1411 UTC »
They've been completely inaudible for the past year and a half, and they used to be audible daily (and on most nights) from my QTH in Washington state. So they must be running a couple watts or something really low like that.

Hopefully they'll get it back on the air in full power soon.

I've heard something on this frequency that I assume is CKZU and not CKZN, based on my QTH being much closer to Vancouver than St. Johns, but I've never gotten a clear copy on the station ID (which I know isn't given as either of these call signs).
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Re: CKZU operating on reduced power
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2016, 0528 UTC »
So is it a rumor that it will be off the air?
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Re: CKZU operating on reduced power
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2016, 0606 UTC »
I've seen various unspecified hints and rumors, but this email makes it sound very much like it's going to keep operating and that there are no plans to take it down.
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Re: CKZU operating on reduced power
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2016, 0337 UTC »
Oh goodie
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